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Lyotard and the end of grand narratives

Author: Gary K Browning
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2000.
Series: Political philosophy now.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study considers Lyotard's notion of a "grand" narrative and analyzes his critique of modernity. In the light of Lyotard's views, it goes on to examine the work of seven political thinkers whose  Read more...

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Browning, Gary K.
Lyotard and the end of grand narratives.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2000
(OCoLC)624476884
Named Person: Jean-François Lyotard; Jean-François Lyotard; Jean-François Lyotard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary K Browning
ISBN: 0708315070 0708314791 9780708315071 9780708314791
OCLC Number: 43633383
Description: 205 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Postmodernity and the delegitimation of modernity --
The development of Lyotard's Thought: from phenomenology to the game of justice --
Beyond the postmodern condition: the differend and after --
Lyotard and the political --
Hegel and the critique of closure --
Marz and the end of emancipation --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Political philosophy now.
Responsibility: Gary K. Browning.

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' ... Browning presents accessible accounts of both Lyotard's positions and the critical responses they engendered that are not unduly burdened by jargon ... Lyotard's originality and ingenuity is Read more...

 
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