The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge
In this book it explores science and technology, makes connections between these epistemic, cultural, and political trends, and develops profound insights into the nature of our postmodernity.
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A short, oddly readable work in which Lyotard argues that the twentieth century has seen an upswing in cynicism that rejects societal ideologies or metanarratives. Postmodernism is a rejection of the ... Read full review
Lyotard may be one of the doyens of postmodernism but personally I found this irrelevant and tedious; if it had not been such a short work I would not have continued to the end.
Knowledge in Computerized Societies
The Modern Alternative
The Postmodern Perspective
The Pragmatics of Narrative Knowledge
The Pragmatics of Scientific Knowledge
The Narrative Function and the Legitimation of Knowledge
Narratives of the Legitimation of Knowledge 3 1
Research and Its Legitimation through Performativity
Postmodern Science as the Search for Instabilities
Legitimation by Paralogy
Answering the Question What Is Postmodernism?
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