Jean-François Lyotard Writing Styles in The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge

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Perspective

The perspective of the writer is objective. It is clear that the writer is concerned about the nature of the change was transformed society. He objects to reactionary approaches to the accumulation of knowledge. He is critical of science but has great hopes for the cybernetic age, with his compassion for the disenfranchised. He is also hopeful about the future but is cynical about the prospects of future society reconciling the contradictions inherent in science.

Lyotard is biased against the capitalistic structure that reigns supreme in the modern world. He was a professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Paris-Vincennes. Lyotard strives to be objective, but in a work of this nature, there is no view from nowhere. Lyotard is critical of Heidegger then sympathetic with Nietzsche. Overall, he is biased against centralized government and looks for society where all contributed in a sort of democracy in...

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