Definition of Lyotard, Jean-François in English:

Lyotard, Jean-François

Line breaks: Jean-François Lyo|tard
Pronunciation: /ˈljɒtɑː
 
, ljɔtɑʀ/
( 1924–98), French philosopher and literary critic. He outlined his ‘philosophy of desire’, based on the politics of Nietzsche, in L'Économie libidinale (1974). In later books he adopted a postmodern quasi-Wittgensteinian linguistic philosophy.

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