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Lyotard, Postmodernism and the EU as a postmodern project

20 years ago precisely we lost a great thinker, Jean-François Lyotard, born today August 10 1924 in Vincennes, Paris: Lyotard today is known and remembered because he gave a different dimension to the term “Postmodernism “, a term used before in the field of art and later used to describe a radical change in society and in the world. 816 more words

Philosophy

Criticisms of Postmodernity

1. Jean-François Lyotard’s notion about the collapse of grand narratives is a ‘grand narrative’ itself.

2. Fredric Jameson argues that Post-Modernism is the ‘cultural logic of late capitalism’, the same way as Modernist social theories are the products of Modernity. 364 more words

A Level Sociology

Modernity, Postmodernity, Sociology

Post-Modern theorists claim that the classic social thinkers took their inspiration from the idea that history has a shape, meaning it ‘goes somewhere’ and is progressive. 542 more words

A Level Sociology

Postmodern Durum

J. F. Lyotard, yalnızca felsefe tarihinde değil, düşüncenin işbaşında olduğu her yerde bir dönüm noktasını işaret eden elinizdeki metninde modernizm ile esastan bir hesaplaşmaya giriyor ve “postmodern” denince el çabukluğuyla birtakım klişeleri öne sürmeyi alışkanlık haline getirmiş galatımeşhurların aksine bilgi felsefesi çerçevesinde düşünüyor. 128 more words

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