Economía libidinal. Front Cover. Jean-François Lyotard. Saltés, – pages Economia Libidinal · Jean-François Lyotard No preview available – Libidinal economy / Jean-Franc;ois Lyotard: translated by lain Hamilton. Grant. p. cm. -(Theories of contemporary culture). Translation of: L’economie Iibidinale. Libidinal Economy has ratings and 11 reviews. Bradley said: Fascinating, but definitely not known for clarity, or ‘verifiable’ notions of truth. Trut.

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To ask other readers questions about Libidinal Economy econom, please sign up. Mar 30, Pavel rated it it was amazing Shelves: But that means we stop taking it seriously enough as the shit that it is, the effluent flow of being a critter that shits to live, or that lives to shit–whichever direction we phrase that, doesn’t matter.

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Return to Book Page. He is well-known for his articulation of postmodernism after the late s and the analysis of the impact of postmodernity on the human condition. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. We take it too seriously when we re- or deify it. Here’s what I mean. This section may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards.

Kellner finds it interesting that Lyotard presents the work of Deleuze and Guattari, and that of Baudrillard, as “brother” critiques. May 15, Ryan Sloan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Yeah, okay, and maybe that was really cool inbut Lyotard has to admit that he can’t say why we should only prefer to enjoy shitty shit to Holy Shit, other than to associate Holy Shit with accumulations of all sorts.


Schrift writes that Lyotard’s work reflects the passion surrounding the events of May in Franceas well as disappointment with the Marxist response to those events.

Lyotard said that this book was largely misunderstood, or completely neglected poor him because it is magical and it required a total upheaval of his entire being to see its completion. Lyotard discusses Sigmund FreudKarl Marx and capitalism[1] and presents the work of Deleuze, Guattari and Jean Baudrillard as “brother” critiques.

Truth results from imagination, expressivity, and there lyogard a certain naive aesthetic exploration that makes this a surrealistic text. Dec 10, DaImpossibleKid rated it really lyohard it. The lyohard of economics made by Lyotard is more in depth and helpful than that made by Deleuze and Guattari Lyotard seems to have a pretty good working knowledge of economicsbut ultimately Lyo This book always seems to get overlooked in favour of other texts from the period like Anti-Oedipus, Of Grammatology, Writing and Difference which is a shame because it launches pretty convincing critiques of both Derrida’s deconstruction and Deleuze and Guattari’s project.

He argues that Lyotard’s ideas are “deeply problematic” from the standpoint of critical psychoanalytic theory, and involve questionable assumptions about human subjectivity and agency.

Libidinal Economy by Jean-François Lyotard

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Ignomat rated it it was amazing Jun 27, After graduation, inhe took up a position teaching philosophy in Constantine in French East Algeria. But in so doing, we forget that it’s The lyotqrd did it.

I vastly prefer the cold, arid Postmodern Condition. Noa Kim rated it exonoma was amazing Jan 10, From Marxism to Postmodernism and Beyond.

I should add that if you are easily offended by concepts like: Published October 1st by Continuum first published May 1st Edmund Berger rated it lyotars it Jan 10, Mimi Ch F rated it it was amazing Aug 25, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

It should be based principally on the book itself Please help improve this section if you can. Analysis proceeds upon a misappropriation of anal pleasure, and turns a good shit into Holy Shit.

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