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Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. In this collection of essays and interviews from , Jean-Francois Lyotard explores and drifts, as we drift, between art and politics, the figural and representation, silence and libidinal energy. Get A Copy. More Details Original Title. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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A leading figure in French philosophy, Lyotard is one of the most important critics of academic thought processes. The essays collected in Drifworks, which cover the late sixties to the early seventies have not, for the most part, been translated elsewhere, making the collection one of the rare resources available to anyone interested in this fascinating thinker and innovator.
A must read for all those concerned with Lyotard's evolution, be it on the political, on the literary or on the purely p A leading figure in French philosophy, Lyotard is one of the most important critics of academic thought processes. A must read for all those concerned with Lyotard's evolution, be it on the political, on the literary or on the purely philosophical plane. Mar 07, Steven Felicelli rated it really liked it.
Mar 01, Monster rated it it was ok Shelves: grad-school. Having read Lyotard elsewhere, I feel confident in saying that this is a sloppier, less coherent, perhaps just more-exploratory text.
Reads like semi-psychedelic musings on the subjects and theorists Lyotard has taken up in previous texts. Felt lazy. Mar 26, Joy-Aisling rated it it was ok Shelves: philosophy , postmodern-theory.
The translation is not clear enough to communicate Lyotard's ideas. It requires more footnotes and glosses, because as it is, part of Lyotard's work is extremely unclearly expressed.
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He is well-known for his articulation of postmodernism after the late s and for his analysis of the impact of postmodernity on the human condition. After graduation, in , he took a position teaching philosophy in Constantine in French East Algeria. Other books in the series. Related Articles.
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Stanford has published two other books of his: " Lessons on the Analytic of the Sublime " and" The Inhuman: Reflections on Time " Here is a course of action: harden, worsen, accelerate decadence. Adopt the perspective of active nihilism, exceed the mere recognition-be it depressive or admiring—of the destruction of all values. Become more and more incredulous. Push decadence further still and accept, for instance, to destroy the belief in truth under all its forms.
His interdisciplinary discourse spans such topics as epistemology and communication, the human body, modern art and postmodern art , literature and critical theory , music, film, time and memory, space, the city and landscape, the sublime , and the relation between aesthetics and politics. He is best known for his articulation of postmodernism after the late s and the analysis of the impact of postmodernity on the human condition. Lyotard was a key personality in contemporary Continental philosophy and author of 26 books and many articles. As a child, Lyotard had many aspirations: to be an artist, a historian, a Dominican friar, and a writer. He later gave up the dream of becoming a writer when he finished writing an unsuccessful fictional novel at the age of He studied philosophy at the Sorbonne in the late s. Having moved to teach at the new campus of Nanterre in , Lyotard participated in the events following March 22 and the tumult of May
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