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In this collection of essays and interviews fromJean-Francois Lyotard explores and drifts, as we drift, between art and politics, the “figural” and representation, silence and libidinal energy.

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Just a moment while we sign you dritfworks to your Goodreads account. It refers to the experience of pleasurable anxiety that we experience when confronting wild and threatening sights like, for example, a massive craggy mountain, black against the sky, looming terrifyingly in our vision. It is necessarily a critical activity. Customers who bought this item also bought. A case of differend between two parties drifyworks place when the regulation of the conflict that opposes them is done in the idiom of one of the parties while the wrong suffered by the other is not signified in that idiom.

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Having moved to teach at the new campus of Nanterre inLyotard participated in the events following March 22 and the tumult of May Mar 07, Steven Felicelli rated it really liked it. This presents a double bind.

Would you also like to submit a review for this item? This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat He argues against the possibility of justifying the narratives that bring together disciplines and social practices, such as science and culture; “the narratives we tell to justify a single set of laws and stakes are inherently unjust. 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.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. More precisely, we experience a clash between our reason which tells us that all objects are finite and the imagination the aspect of the mind that organizes what we see, and which sees an object incalculably larger than ourselves, and feels infinite.

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Ryan Edwards rated it really liked it Jul 03, The different and the oyotard are negative terms that introduce a severe pessimism at the core of Lyotard’s philosophy. Art becomes a deconstructing force that deals not with the signified of things but their form or plastic organization; and politics is the overturning of a mystified or alienated reality.

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Both terms draw lines that cannot be crossed and yet they mark the threshold of that which is most valuable for the philosophy, that which is to be testified to and its proper concern. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. If the driftwoeks, the addressee, and the sense of the testimony are neutralized, everything takes place as if there were no damages.

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