The Inhuman. Reflections on Time. J can-Francois Lyotard. Translated by Geofirey Bennington and Rachel Bowlby l] g Polity Press. Jean-François Lyotard was a French philosopher, sociologist, and literary theorist . . Years later, this led him into writing his book The Inhuman, published in. In this major study, now available in paperback, Lyotard develops his analysis of the phenomenon of postmodernity, and examines the philosophy of Kant.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Lyotard is a gifted, inbuman, sensitive thinker. He in a sort of way reawakens our sensibility of time and images.

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In this important new study he develops his analysis of the phenomenon of postmodernity. In a wide-ranging discussion the author examines the philosophy of Kant, Heidegger, Adorno, and My library Help Advanced Book Search.


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Stanford University Press- Philosophy – pages. 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.

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This important contribution to aesthetic and philosophical debates will be of great interest to inyuman in philosophy, literary, and cultural theory and politics. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Lyotard is a gifted, elegant, sensitive thinker.

Contents About the Human. Can Thought go on without a Body?

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Logos and Techne or Telegraphy. The Sublime and the AvantGarde. After the Sublime the State of Aesthetics. God and the Puppet.

Domus and the Megalopolis. Other editions – View all The Inhuman: Critique of Information Scott Lash Limited preview – Spatial Formations Nigel Thrift No preview available – Reflections on Time Critical theory; Philosophy.