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Notes on Lyotard’s Postmodern Condition: Introduction, Sections 1 and 2

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authority / Habermas / knowledge / language games / legitimacy of science / Lyotard / metanarrative / Postmodern Condition / Postmodernism / technology

This book enquires on the condition of knowledge today in highly developed societies (xxiii). It is also situated in the crisis of narratives (xxiii). Philosophy legitimates the rules of science’s language games (xxiii). ‘Modern’ designates any science that legitimates itself with reference to a metadiscourse in relation to certain grand narratives (such as the dialectics of Spirit, the hermeneutics of meaning, the emancipation of the rational or working subject, or the creation of wealth) (xxiii). […]

French Translations: Works in Progress

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Bachelard / badiou / Boudot / Deleuze / French Translation / guattari / Laruelle / Lautman / Lyotard / Ruyer / Serres / Simondon / Stengers / Untranslated Theory / Whitehead

My last six posts have all been translations; they range from philosophy of science to paradigms for approaching and studying Nietzsche. I plan to continue working on translating Boudot’s work (including sections from three of his books on Nietzsche, featuring comparisons of Nietzsche with Bataille, Camus, and Bachelard); Ruyer’s work (Genesis of Living Forms, Cybernetics and the Origin of Information, and The Paradoxes of Consciousness and the Limits of Automatism); Guattari’s work (Schizoanalytic Cartographies; The […]