09 February 2012

Review of a 1979 book on Knowledge

Summary: The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge | emergent by design

If its 1970s, I'm interested it seems.

This is a book review/summary of Jean-François Lyotard’s 1979 book The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge

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How do we define ‘knowledge’ in a postindustrial society equipped with new media, instantaneous communication technologies and universal access to information? Who controls its transmission? How can scientific knowledge be legitimated?

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