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The political writings of Jean-Francois Lyotard, the prophet of the postmodern, are presented here as both the missing dimension of his work and the key to understanding his position within contemporary debate.
Paperback, 384 pages
Published May 23rd 1993 by Univ Of Minnesota Press
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An interesting book that highlights the concern of postmodern politics with difference. Essays are uneven in their quality. My personal favorite is A Svetle Appendix to the Postmodern Question.
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Jean-François Lyotard ( 10 August 1924– 21 April 1998) was a French philosopher and literary theorist. He is well-known for his articulation of postmodernism after the late 1970s and the analysis of the impact of postmodernity on the human condition.

He was born in 1924 in Versailles, France to Jean-Pierre Lyotard, a sales representative, and Madeleine Cavalli. He went to primary school at the Pari
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