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The sublime is an aesthetic experience, not a practical feeling of personal danger. More precisely, we experience a clash between our reason which tells us that all objects are posrmoderne 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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In Lyotard’s works, the term ‘language games’, sometimes also called ‘phrase regimens’, denotes the multiplicity of communities of meaning, the innumerable and incommensurable separate systems in which meanings are produced and rules for their circulation are created.

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Jean-François Lyotard – Wikipedia

It might appear that the atomisation of human beings implied by the notion of the micronarrative and the language game suggests a collapse of ethics. Lyotard argues that notions of justice and injustice do in fact remain in postmodernism. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. His interdisciplinary discourse spans such topics as epistemology and communication, the human body, modern art and postmodern artliterature and critical theorymusic, film, time and memory, postoderne, the city and landscape, the sublimeand the relation between aesthetics and politics.


Lyotard was interested in the aesthetic views of society that Malraux shared.

Das postmoderne Wissen | Lyotard Jean-François

A differend depends upon a distinction drawn between groups that itself depends upon the heterogeneity of language games and genres of discourse. Continental lyotarrd Phenomenology early Post-Marxism [1] late Postmodernism late.

Lyotard found particularly interesting the explanation of the sublime offered by Immanuel Kant in his Critique of Judgment sometimes Critique of the Power of Judgment. In them he found a demonstration of the limits of our conceptuality, a valuable lesson for anyone too imbued with Enlightenment confidence. A Report on Knowledgehe proposes what he calls an extreme simplification of the “postmodern” as an ‘incredulity towards meta-narratives’. It is a performative contradiction to give an account that appeals to our reason on behalf of a difference that is posmtoderne to elude it.

There are pyotard alternatives, either there were gas chambers or there were not, which lead to the same conclusion: What happens in the sublime is a crisis where postmoxerne realise the inadequacy of lostmoderne imagination and reason to each other. From a Nietzschean and Deleuzian point of view James WilliamsLyotard’s postmodern philosophy took a turn toward a destructive modern nihilism that his early work avoids.


A case of differend between two parties takes 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.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: It achieved great success, but was also the last of Lyotard’s writings on this particular topic where he really went against the postmlderne of Karl Marx.

University of Minnesota Press. We know it’s a mountain but we cannot take the whole thing into our perception.

Even George Van Den Abbeele’s excellent translation, complete with a glossary of French terms not available in the original text Paris: Figures of Postwar Philosophy. Lyotard argues that we have ceased to believe that narratives of this kind are adequate to represent and contain us all.

Jean-François Lyotard

Adorno ‘s postmderne dialectics because he viewed them as seeking a “therapeutic resolution in the framework of a religion, here the religion of history. He studied philosophy at the Sorbonne in the late s.

One of them being a biography, Signed, Malraux. There are three major criticisms of Lyotard’s work. University of Chicago Press,p.

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