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Lyotard, Jean-François 1924-1998

Overview
Works: 756 works in 2,880 publications in 15 languages and 53,510 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Introductions  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Other, Author of introduction, Performer, Curator, Editor, Interviewee, Thesis advisor, Commentator for written text, Creator, Dedicatee, Commentator, Translator, Contributor, Publisher, pre, Director
Classifications: B2430.L963, 194
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Most widely held works by Jean-François Lyotard
Phenomenology by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

157 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Présente l'importance de la phénoménologie, sa signification historique et ses accentuations différentes depuis Husserl, le précurseur
The postmodern condition : a report on knowledge by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

74 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many definitions of postmodernism focus on its nature as the aftermath of the modern industrial age when technology developed dynamically. In The Postmodern Condition Jean-Francois Lyotard extends that analysis to postmodernism by looking at the status uf science, technology, and the arts, the significance of technocracy, and the way the flow of information and knowledge are controlled in the Western world. Lyotard emphasized language; the world of postmodern knowledge can be represented as a game of language where speaking is participation in the game whose goal is the creation of new and ever-changing social linkages
The differend : phrases in dispute by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

62 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Differend, Lyotard subjects to scrutiny- from the particular perspective of his notion of 'differend' (difference in the sense of dispute)- the turn of all Western philosophies toward language; the decline of metaphysics; the present intellectual retreat of Marxism; the hopes raised and mostly dashed, by theory; and the growing political despair. Taking his point of departure in an analysis of what Auschwitz meant philosophically, Lyotard attempts to sketch out modes of thought for our present
Discourse, figure by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

75 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provoked in part by Lacan's influential seminars in Paris, Discourse, Figure distinguishes between the meaningfulness of linguistic signs and the meaningfulness of plastic arts such as painting and sculpture. Lyotard argues that because rational thought is discursive and works of art are inherently opaque signs, certain aspects of artistic meaning such as symbols and the pictorial richness of painting will always be beyond reason's grasp."--Page [2] of jacket
Heidegger and "the jews" by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emanates from the ongoing debates in France regarding the resurgence of anti-Semitism and recent disclosures about Heidegger's Nazism
Signed, Malraux by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of André Malraux, the French writer, tracing his life as an adventurer in China and Spain, World War II resistance fighter and minister of culture. The book portrays him as a man who engaged in blowing his own trumpet
Libidinal economy by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

49 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a philosophical development of the Freudian concept of 'libidinal economy' and one of Lyotard's most important works. In part a response to Deleuze and Guattari's Anti-Oedipus, it can also be seen as culminating a line of modern thought ranging from de Sade, Nietzsche and Bataille, to Deleuze, Klossowski, Irigaray and Cixous. It is thus important in the context of modern French philosophy, and also in its relevance to contemporary thinking on a broad range of questions, including sexual politics, semiotics and literary studies."--Jacket
The inhuman : reflections on time by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

26 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a wide-ranging discussion the author examines the philosophy of Kant, Heidegger, Adorno and Derrida and looks at the works of modernist and postmodernist artists such as Cezanne, Debussy and Boulez. Lyotard addresses issues such as time and memory, the sublime and the avant-garde, and the relationship between aesthetics and politics. Throughout his discussion he considers the close but problematic links between modernity, progress and humanity, and the transition to postmodernity. Lyotard claims that it is the task of literature, philosophy and the arts to bear witness to and explain this difficult transition." "This important contribution to aesthetic and philosophical debates will be of great interest to students in philosophy, literary and cultural theory and politics."--BOOK JACKET
The Lyotard reader by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and German and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Francois Lyotard was one of the founding members of the College Internationale de philosophie. Ha has taught at Vincennes, Saint Denis and is currently Professor of Philosophy at the University of California at Irvine. Several of his books have appeared in English, notable The Postmodern Condition, Just Gaming and The Dirrerend. The Lyotard Reader is a collection of Jean-Francois Lyotard's most important and significant papers to date. While they are all written from within philosophy, they seek to address subjects as wide-ranging as film, painting (Adami, Francken, Newman), psychoanalysis, Judaism and politics. The originality of Lyotard's work means that it can not be readily situated within any one philosophical tradition. Instead he returns philosophy itself to debates across a range of areas and, in so doing, redefines the philosophical enterprise. A number of chapters in The Lyotard Reader appear for the first time in English. This is the most comprehensive collection available of Lyotard's work, work has profoundly influenced debates on the Enlightenment, on modernity, on postmodernity, on the transmission f information, on literary theory and on philosophy. -- Publisher description
Postmodern fables by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This latest offering from one of the founding figures of postmodernism is a collection of fifteen "fables" that ask, in the words of Jean-Francois Lyotard, "how to live, and why?" Here, Lyotard provides a mixture of anarchistic irreverence and sober philosophical reflection on a wide range of topics with attention to issues of justice and ethics, aesthetics, and judgment. In sections titled "Verbiages," "System Fantasies," "Concealments," and "Crypts," Lyotard unravels and reconfigures idealist notions of subjects as various and fascinating as the French Revolution, the Holocaust, the reception of French theory in the Anglo-American world, the events of May 1968, the Gulf War, academic travelers as intellectual tourists, the collapse of communism, and his own work in the context of others'
Just gaming by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The confession of Augustine by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lyotard approaches his subject by returning to his earliest phenomenological training, rearticulating Augustine's sensory universe from a vantage point imaginarily inside the confessant's world, a vantage point that reveals the intense point of conjuncture between the sensual and the spiritual, the erotic world and the mystical, being and appearance, sin and salvation. Lyotard reveals the very origins of phenomenology in Augustine's narrative, and in so doing also shows the origins of semiotics to lie there (in the explication of the Augustinian heavens as skin, as veil, as vellum)."
Political writings by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The political writings of Jean-Francois Lyotard, the "prophet of the postmodern", are presented here as both the missing dimension of his work and the key to understanding his position within contemporary debate
Duchamp's TRANS/formers : a book by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

19 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ud fra en psykologisk og perceptionsorienteret vinkel ser forfatteren på den visuelle kompleksitet i Marcel Duchamps (1887-1968) arbejde
Lessons on the analytic of the sublime : Kant's Critique of judgment, [sections] 23-29 by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents a close reading of Kant's "Critique of Judgment" looking specifically at the complex paragraphs 23-29: "The Analytic of the Sublime."
Toward the postmodern by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Table of Contents<br><br>Toward the Postmodern <br> by Lyotard, Jean F.; Harvey, Robert (Editor, Translator); Roberts, Mark S. (Editor, Translator)<br> <br><br>Terms of Use<br>Note on the Translation p. vii<br>Acknowledgments p. ix<br>Editors’ Introduction p. xii<br>Part 1 The Libidinal <br>1 The Psychoanalytic Approach to Artistic and Literary Expression p. 2<br>2 On a Figure of Discourse p. 12<br>3 Jewish Oedipus p. 27<br>4 "A Few Words to Sing" p. 41<br>Part 2 The Pagan <br>5 On the Strength of the Weak p. 62<br>6 Humor in Semiotheology p. 73<br>7 Futility in Revolution p. 87<br>8 Retortion in Theopolitics p. 115<br>9 False Flights in Literature p. 125<br>Part 3 The Intractable <br>10 The Survivor p. 144<br>11 On What Is "Art" p. 164<br>12 Prescription p. 176<br>13 Return upon the Return p. 192<br>Notes p. 207<br>Bibliography p. 223<br>Index p. 245<br>Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service.<br>Summary<br><br>Toward the Postmodern <br> by Lyotard, Jean F.; Harvey, Robert (Editor, Translator); Roberts, Mark S. (Editor, Translator)<br> <br><br><br>Terms of use<br>Contains thirteen of Lyotard’s most representative essays on literature, aesthetics, and the psychopolitical dimensions of discourse, spanning the years 1970-1991. Included are several previously untranslated and two unpublished essays, a comprehensive bibliography, and a thorough index.<br><br>Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service.<br>
The hyphen : between Judaism and Christianity by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why philosophize? by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Why Philosophize? is a series of lectures given by Jean-Francois Lyotard to students at the Sorbonne embarking on their university studies. The circumstances obliged him to be both clear and concise: at the same time, his lectures offer a profound and far-reaching meditation on how essential it is to philosophize in a world where philosophy often seems irrelevant, outdated, or inconclusive. Lyotard begins by drawing on Plato, Proust and Lacan to show that philosophy is a never-ending desire--for wisdom, for the 'other'. In the second lecture he draws on Heraclitus and Hegel to explore the close relation between philosophy and history: the same restlessness, the same longing for a precarious unity, drives both. In his third lecture, Lyotard examines how philosophy is a form of speech that plays on the borders of what can be communicated directly. Finally, he turns to Marx, exploring the extent to which philosophy can be a transformative force within the world. These wonderfully accessible lectures will attract a wide readership, since, as Lyotard says, 'How can one not philosophize?' They are also an excellent introduction to Lyotard's thought."--Page 4 of cover
The politics of Jean-François Lyotard by Chris Rojek( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edited collection of essays brings together the leading experts in the field of cultural and philosophical studies to tackle many of the questions still being asked about Jean Francois Lyotard. Contributors include Barry Smart, John O'Neill and Victor J. Seidler with subjects ranging from Lyotard's writings on justice and politics of difference, on feminism, youth, judaism as well as a chapter devoted to his early writings
The postmodern explained : correspondence, 1982-1985 by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The postmodern condition : a report on knowledge
Alternative Names
Jan Franswa Lïotar

Jean François Lyotard

Jean-François Lyotard filòsof francès

Jean-François Lyotard filósofo francés

Jean-François Lyotard filosofo francese

Jean-François Lyotard francoski filozof, sociolog in literarni teoretik

Jean-François Lyotard Frans filosoof

Jean-François Lyotard französischer Philosoph und Literaturtheoretiker

Jean-François Lyotard French philosopher

Jean-François Lyotard philosophe français

Liotar, Žan-Fransoa

Liotard, Jean-François.

Liotārs, Žans Fransuā 1924-1998

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Lyotard , J. F.

Lyotard, J.F. 1924-1998

Lyotard, Jean-F.

Lyotard, Jean F. 1924-1998

Lyotard, Jean-François

Lyotard, Jean François 1924-1998

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Žans Fransuā Liotārs

Жан-Франсоа Лиотар

Жан Франсоа Лиотар француски филозоф

Жан Франсуа Лиотар

Жан-Франсуа Ліотар

Лиотар, Жан-Франсуа 1924-1998

Лиотар, Жан Франсуа французский философ и теоретик литературы

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جان فرانسوا ليوتار، 1924-1998

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ژان فرانسوا لیوتار

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리오타르, 장-프랑소와 1924-1998

리오타르, 장-프랑수아 1924-1998

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リオタール, J.-F.

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リオタール、ジャン・フランソワ 1924-1998

利奥塔尓, 让-弗朗索瓦

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The postmodern condition : a report on knowledgeThe differend : phrases in disputeDiscourse, figureHeidegger and "the jews"Signed, MalrauxLibidinal economyThe inhuman : reflections on timeThe Lyotard reader