The Inhuman

EPUB EBook by Jean-François Lyotard

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Jean- EPUBFranç download; ois Lyotard is one of Europe's leading philosophers, well known for his work The Postmodern Condition. The Inhuman EPUB EBook 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 Derrida and looks at the works of modernist and postmodernist artists such as Cézanne, Debussy, and Boulez. 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.

This important contribution to aesthetic and philosophical debates will be of great interest to students in philosophy, literary, and cultural theory and politics.

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