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More On Lyotard's "The Differend" and Invisible Violations

Lyotard’s description of the victim’s dilemma, the paradoxical logic that makes it impossible for the victim to be heard. Here is a lengthy quote which captures the victim’s (impossible) trial: 428 more words

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. 824 more words


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. 374 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. 547 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. 88 more words