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The inhuman : reflections on time

Author: Jean-François Lyotard
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity Press, 1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this study, Jean-Francois Lyotard develops his analysis of the phenomena of postmodernity. He examines the philosophy of Kant, Heidegger, Adorno and Derrida, addressing such issues as time and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-François Lyotard
ISBN: 0745612385 9780745612386 0745607721 9780745607726
OCLC Number: 59889871
Language Note: Translation of: L'inhumain.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 216 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Can thought go without a body?; rewriting modernity; matter and time; logos and tekhne, or telegraphy; time today; Newman - the instant; the sublime and the avant-garde; something like: "communication...without communication"; representation, presentation, unpresentable; speech snapshot; after the sublime, the state of aesthetics; conservation and colour; God and the puppet; obedience; scapeland; "domus" and the megalopolis.
Other Titles: Inhumain.
Responsibility: Jean-Francois Lyotard ; translated by Geoffrey Bennington and Rachel Bowlby.

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