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Lyotard, Jean-François

Syllabification: Lyo·tard, Jean-François
Pronunciation: /ˌlēəˈtär
 
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Definition of Lyotard, Jean-François in English:

( 1924–1998), French philosopher and literary critic. He outlined his “philosophy of desire,” based on the politics of Nietzsche, in L'Économie libidinale (1974). In later works, he adopted a postmodern quasi-Wittgensteinian linguistic philosophy.

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