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Jean-François Lyotard

Jean-François Lyotard  

(1924–98)Frenchphilosopher, author of more than 25 books on diverse topics, including aesthetics (especially the Avant-garde), ethics, justice, and political theory, but undoubtedly best known for ...
media history

media history  

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The historical study of the mass media pioneered in the 19th century by historians of the press. It is an approach which emphasizes the importance of the specific sociohistorical contexts within ...
narrative

narrative  

[Th]The creation of a historical narrative is, for many, the ultimate aim of archaeological research—developing a rounded knowledge about the past, or some aspect of it, which combines the ...
nominalism

nominalism  

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(as opposed to Realism), the view of those Scholastics and later philosophers who regarded universals or abstract conceptions as a ‘flatus vocis’, mere names without any corresponding reality.
post-Marxism

post-Marxism  

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1. (post-Marxism) The development of radical reworkings of Marxism from the late 1970s, arising in reaction to classical Marxist materialism, economism, historical determinism, anti-humanism, and ...

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