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Jean-François Lyotard

Author: Kiff Bamford
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2017. ©2017
Series: Critical lives (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jean-Francois Lyotard is one of the most important, and complex, French thinkers of the twentieth century. Best known in the English-speaking world for his book 'The Postmodern Condition', the multi-faceted nature of Lyotard's work has often been obscured by its sometimes problematic association with the postmodern. His life refuses to follow the clear trajectory common to academics in France: it stalls and  Read more...
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Named Person: Jean-François Lyotard; Jean-François Lyotard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kiff Bamford
ISBN: 9781780238081 1780238088
OCLC Number: 966253014
Description: 176 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Critical lives (London, England)
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Kiff Bamford traces the circuitous journey of Jean-Francois Lyotard life and work, unravelling the thrust of Lyotard's main philosophical arguments, his struggle with thinking and his confrontation  Read more...

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