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Inhuman
     

Inhuman

by Jean-Francois Lyotard, Geoffrey Bennington (Translator), Rachel Bowlby (Translator)
 

In this major study, now available in paperback, Lyotard develops his analysis of the phenomenon of postmodernity, and examines the philosophy of Kant, Heidegger, Adorno and Derrida. Lyotard claims that it is the task of literature, philosophy and the arts to bear witness to and explain the links between modernity, progress and humanity, and the difficult

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In this major study, now available in paperback, Lyotard develops his analysis of the phenomenon of postmodernity, and examines the philosophy of Kant, Heidegger, Adorno and Derrida. Lyotard claims that it is the task of literature, philosophy and the arts to bear witness to and explain the links between modernity, progress and humanity, and the difficult transition to postmodernity.

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'Challenging and controversial, The Inhuman will be among the more widely discussed books of the decade.' Mark Poster, University of California, Irvine

'The Inhuman offers an interesting discussion of postmodernity, the concept which has made Lyotard's reputation in the English speaking world.' Sociology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745612386
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/27/1993
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.72(d)

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Jean- François Lyotard was considered to be one of the architects of postmodernity and is the author of many books published in both French and English.

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