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Jean-François Lyotard

Philosopher (10-Aug-1924 — 21-Apr-1998)


Andrew Benjamin (editor). Judging Lyotard. Taylor & Francis. 1992. 211pp.

Julian Pefanis. Heterology and the Postmodern: Bataille, Baudrillard, and Lyotard. Duke University Press. 1991. 170pp.

Hugh J. Silverman (editor). Lyotard: Philosophy, Politics, and the Sublime. Routledge. 2002. 287pp.

Victor E. Taylor; Gregg Lambert (editors). Jean François Lyotard: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory. Taylor & Francis. 2005.

James Williams. Lyotard and the Political. Routledge. 2000. 153pp.


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  3. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.623)

  4. One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers (pp.116-17)

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