The work of Jean-Francois Lyotard signals the return of judgement to the centre of philosophical concerns. This collection of papers is the first devoted to his work and provides an estimation and critique of his writings, and included Lyotard's important essay on Sensus Communis.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Sensus Communis, Jean-François Lyotard; Chapter 2 Lyotard and the Problem of Justice, Anne Barron; Chapter 3 On the Critical ‘Post’, Richard Beardsworth; Chapter 4 The Modern Democratic Revolution, John Keane; Chapter 5 Habermas vs Lyotard, Emilia Steuerman; Chapter 6 The Postmodern Kantianism of Arendt and Lyotard, David Ingram; Chapter 7 ‘Ces Petits Différends’, Geoffrey Bennington; Chapter 8 Pagans, Perverts or Primitives?, Bill Readings; Chapter 9 Les Immatériaux and the Postmodern Sublime, Paul Crowther;
Andrew Benjamin is the general editor of the Warwick Studies in Philosophy and Literature. He is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Warwick. His books include Art, Mimesis and the Avant- Garde and Translation and the Nature of Philosophy, which are also published by Routledge.