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ISBN-10: 0816611734
ISBN-13: 9780816611737
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 06/21/1984
Dimensions: 9.12" L, 6.02" W, 0.38" H

The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledgevolume 10

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Overview

Many definitions of postmodernism focus on its nature as the aftermath of the modern industrial age when technology developed dynamically. In The Postmodern Condition Jean-Francois Lyotard extends that analysis to postmodernism by looking at the status of science, technology, and the arts, the significance of technocracy, and the way the flow of information and knowledge are controlled in the Western world. Lyotard emphasized language; the world of postmodern knowledge can be represented as a game of language where speaking is participation in the game whose goal is the creation of new and ever-changing social linkages.

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ISBN-10: 0816611734
ISBN-13: 9780816611737
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 06/21/1984
Dimensions: 9.12" L, 6.02" W, 0.38" H
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