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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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.

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Edmund Berger rated it liked it Jan 10, Considering the book has its own glossary for the terminology used to breakdown the human condition, it’s more of a puzzle to put together.

If you like avant-garde or surrealistic philosophy it is definitely worth the effort – but not because it makes sense but because it opens up the imagination. Here’s what I mean. Hilding rated it really liked it Oct 20, The use 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 Lyotard’s criticism of Deleuze and Guattari is that their analysis that the capturing of the libido of the pure production of the desiring machines for the production of surfaces of inscription as the basis for the functioning of the machines of social production can’t be sustained because there are no illegitimate uses for desire.


The sections on Marx are beautifully written, and are among my favorite philosophical jewels – of all time.

Jan rated it really liked it Mar 03, Thanks for telling us about the problem. That is, we forget to enjoy the shittiness of shit, and even forget to enjoy shitting. The butler did it.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is a major work not only of philosophy, but of sexual politics, semiotics and literary theory, that signals the passage to postmodern philosophy. 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.

Cover of the first edition. It’s filled with references to philosophers so if philosophy ain’t your thing, I don’t recommend econnoma. Truth results from imagination, expressivity, and there is a certain naive aesthetic exploration that makes this a surrealistic text.

Rodrigo Silva rated it it was amazing Nov 15, According to Lyotard, every political economy is libidinal: Charles Hawkins rated it it was ok Apr 29, May 15, Ryan Sloan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 18, Count Duckula ecoonoma it it was amazing. Libidinal Economy has been criticized on numerous grounds, including lack of a moral or political orientation.


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Matt Clements rated it it was amazing Dec 06, Fascinating, but definitely not known for clarity, or ‘verifiable’ notions of truth. Jun 25, Chris Nagel rated it it was ok.

Want to Read saving…. Quotes from Libidinal Economy. Published October 1st by Continuum first published May 1st After graduation, inhe took up a position teaching philosophy in Constantine in French East Algeria.


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Lyotard earned a Ph. May-May rated it really liked it Apr 05, Mar 30, Pavel rated it it was amazing Shelves: This page was last edited on 28 Juneat Mar 02, Bradley rated it really liked it.

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