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Lyotard, Jean-François 1924-1998

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Most widely held works by Jean-François Lyotard
The politics of Jean-François Lyotard by Chris Rojek( )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Francois Lyotard is widely considered to be the father of postmodernism and his ideas have influenced research and debate across many fields. This edited collection of essays is the first sociological assessment of his work. It brings together leading sociologists representing a wide range of interdisciplinary interests to tackle many of the questions currently being asked about this controversial figure. Lyotard's ideas about culture and ethics raise important questions but it is less clear whether he provides tenable solutions. The Politics of Jean-Francois Lyotard is a significant addition to the material currently available on this highly influential figure and will therefore be essential reading for academics and researchers in the fields of philosophy, sociology and cultural studies
Discourse, figure by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

84 editions published between 1971 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,781 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
The postmodern condition : a report on knowledge by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

85 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many definitions of postmodernism focus on its nature as the aftermath of the modern industrial age when technology developed. This book extends that analysis to postmodernism by looking at the status of science, technology, and the arts, the significance of technocracy, and the way the flow of information is controlled in the Western world
Phenomenology by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

141 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Présente l'importance de la phénoménologie, sa signification historique et ses accentuations différentes depuis Husserl, le précurseur
The differend : phrases in dispute by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

66 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,293 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
Heidegger and "the Jews" by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

65 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 955 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
Political writings by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 924 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
Signed, Malraux by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

31 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 898 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
The inhuman : reflections on time by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

27 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 692 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."--Jacket
Duchamp's TRANS/formers : a book by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

31 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the third of a series of five volumes that exhaustively brings together the writings of JeanFrançois Lyotard (19241998) on contemporary art and artists. This collection of essays, written between 1974 and 1977 in the middle of the time of Duchamp's rediscovery in France, was published by Editions Galilée (Paris) in 1977 and in English translation by The Lapis Press (Los Angeles) in 1990. This volume republishes the two versions face to face, including the drawings, diagrams and images of the original edition. Herman Parret presents the text in a substantial introduction and Dalia Judovitz situates it in the more general framework of Lyotardian philosophical reflection. Duchamp's 'TRANS/formers' reconstructs the 'Large glass and given', Duchamp's two major works that glorify the body in its topological conceptuality
La condition postmoderne : rapport sur le savoir by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

63 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Édition d'un rapport commandé à l'origine par le Conseil des Universités du gouvernement du Québec, intitulé : "Rapport sur les problèmes du savoir dans les sociétés les plus développées."
The Lyotard reader by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and German and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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, psychoanlaysis, Judaism and politics. The originality of Lyotard's work means that it cannot 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
Postmodern fables by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 538 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'
The confession of Augustine by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 529 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)."
Just gaming by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why philosophize? by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 467 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
Lessons on the analytic of the sublime : Kant's Critique of judgment, [sections] 23-29 by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 447 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."
Peregrinations : law, form, event by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

13 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a series of the Wellek Library lectures given in May of 1986 entitled: Clouds, Touches, and Gaps
Toward the postmodern by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward the Postmodern contains thirteen of Jean-Francois Lyotard's most representative essays on literature, aesthetics, and the psycho-political dimensions of discourse. These compelling essays, selected in consultation with the author and arranged chronologically, give a clear view of Lyotard's trajectory over the past three decades. They will enable Lyotard's English-speaking audience to comprehend the range of his principal preoccupations both before and after his engagement with the debate over the postmodern, and also to appreciate the polemical vigor of his aesthetic critique. Toward the Postmodern contains several previously untranslated essays and two unpublished recent studies. Edited with a perceptive introduction, a comprehensive current bibliography, and a thorough index, this volume will be an invaluable tool for both students and researchers
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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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리오타르, 장-프랑소와 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

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