Find the best quotes by Jean-Francois Lyotard.
Even now it is no longer composed of the traditional political class, but of a composite layer of corporate leaders, high-level administrators, and the heads…
Liberalism does not preclude an organisation of the flow of money in which some channels are used in decision making while others are only good…
And today more than ever, knowing about that society involves first of all choosing what approach the inquiry will take, and that necessarily means choosing…
If we wish to discuss knowledge in the most highly developed contemporary society, we must answer the preliminary question of what methodological representation to apply…
One can decide that the principal role of knowledge is as an indispensable element in the functioning of society, and act in accordance with that…
What is new in all of this is that the old poles of attraction represented by nation-states, parties, professions, institutions, and historical traditions are losing…
On the other hand, in a society whose communication component is becoming more prominent day by day, both as a reality and as an issue,…
Increasingly, the central question is becoming who will have access to the information these machines must have in storage to guarantee that the right decisions…
The ruling class is and will continue to be the class of decision makers.
Scientific knowledge is a kind of discourse.
What guides Marxism, then, is a different model of society, and a different conception of the function of the knowledge that can be produced by…
What is required of a working hypothesis is a fine capacity for discrimination.
Knowledge is and will be produced in order to be sold, it is and will be consumed in order to be valorised in a new…
Our working hypothesis is that the status of knowledge is altered as societies enter what is known as the postindustrial age and cultures enter what…
A self does not amount to much, but no self is an island; each exists in a fabric of relations that is now more complex…
Explore More Topics →