Here is a course of action: harden, worsen, accelerate decadence. Adopt the perspective of active nihilism, exceed the mere recognition-be it depressive or. : Driftworks: Original printed card (soft) covers. Some slight rubbing to edges and corners. Otherwise a really clean, tight, and unmarked book. May 7, Driftworks by Jean-François Lyotard, , Semiotext(e) edition, in English.
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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 drifyworks late sixties to the early seventies lyotaard 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: Having read Lyotard elsewhere, I feel confident in saying that this is a sloppier, less coherent, perhaps just more-exploratory text.
Lyohard like semi-psychedelic musings on the subjects and theorists Lyotard has taken up in previous texts. Mar 26, Joy-Aisling rated it it was ok Shelves: 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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driftwoks He is well-known for his articulation of postmodernism after the late s and the analysis of the impact of postmodernity on the human condition. After graduation, inhe took up a position teaching philosophy in Constantine in French East Algeria.
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