Jean-François Lyotard

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French philosopher

Why Is Jean-François Lyotard Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Jean-François Lyotard was a French philosopher, sociologist, and literary theorist. His interdisciplinary discourse spans such topics as epistemology and communication, the human body, modern art and postmodern art, literature and critical theory, music, film, time and memory, space, the city and landscape, the sublime, and the relation between aesthetics and politics. He is best known for his articulation of postmodernism after the late 1970s and the analysis of the impact of postmodernity on the human condition. Lyotard was a key personality in contemporary Continental philosophy and author of 26 books and many articles. He was a director of the International College of Philosophy which was founded by Jacques Derrida, François Châtelet, Jean-Pierre Faye and Dominique Lecourt.

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What Are Jean-François Lyotard's Academic Contributions?

Jean-François Lyotard is most known for their academic work in the field of philosophy. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of sociology, communications, and literature.

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