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Lyotard, Jean-François 1924-1998

Works: 676 works in 2,578 publications in 21 languages and 49,130 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Introductions  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Other, Author of introduction, zxx, Editor, Performer, Curator, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Creator, Commentator for written text, Commentator, Collaborator, Publisher, Director
Classifications: B2430.L963, 194
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Most widely held works by Jean-François Lyotard
The postmodern condition : a report on knowledge by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

234 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 2,539 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
Phenomenology by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

147 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,433 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-Franois Lyotard( Book )

73 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,170 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
The inhuman : reflections on time by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

50 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om postmodernismen og en videreudvikling af forfatterens teorier med eksempler fra filosofi og malerkunst
Signed, Malraux by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 954 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-Franois Lyotard( Book )

53 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 929 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
Discourse, figure by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

70 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 919 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-Franois Lyotard( Book )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 863 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'
Toward the postmodern by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

58 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons on the analytic of the sublime : Kant's Critique of judgment, [sections] 23-29 by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

45 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 678 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."
Duchamp's TRANS/formers : a book by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

32 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ud fra en psykologisk og perceptionsorienteret vinkel ser forfatteren på den visuelle kompleksitet i Marcel Duchamps (1887-1968) arbejde
The Lyotard reader by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and German and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samling af den franske filosof Jean-François Lyotards (f. 1924) vigtigste skrifter
Just gaming by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 504 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-Franois Lyotard( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 434 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
Peregrinations : law, form, event by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hyphen : between Judaism and Christianity by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why philosophize? by Jean-Franois Lyotard( Book )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 390 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( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 162 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
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The postmodern condition : a report on knowledge
Alternative Names
Jan Franswa Lotar

Jean Franois Lyotard

Jean-Franois Lyotard filosofo francese

Jean-Franois Lyotard francoski filozof, sociolog in literarni teoretik

Jean-Franois Lyotard Frans filosoof

Jean-Franois Lyotard franzsischer Philosoph und Literaturtheoretiker

Jean-Franois Lyotard French philosopher

Liotar, Žan-Fransoa

Liotārs, Žans Fransuā 1924-1998


Lyotard, .. 1924-1998

Lyotard , J. F.

Lyotard, J.F. 1924-1998

Lyotard, Jean-F.

Lyotard, Jean F. 1924-1998

Lyotard, Jean-Franois

Lyotard, Jean Franois 1924-1998

Posztmodern tervezs

Жан-Франсоа Лиотар

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

جان فرانسوا ليوتار، 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


PhenomenologyThe differend : phrases in disputeThe inhuman : reflections on timeSigned, MalrauxLibidinal economyDiscourse, figureHeidegger and "the jews"Postmodern fables