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Lyotard, Jean-François

Pronunciation: /ˈljɒtɑː/
(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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