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Published by Bergin & Garvey in Westport, Conn .
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    Subjects:
  • Education -- Philosophy.,
  • Education -- Aims and objectives.,
  • Postmodernism and education.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-216) and index.

    Statementedited by Michael Peters ; foreword by Jean-François Lyotard.
    SeriesCritical studies in education and culture series,
    ContributionsPeters, Michael 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB14.7 .E38 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliii, 225 p. ;
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1097352M
    ISBN 100897893735
    LC Control Number94021996

      The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge () A brief book, a small study, “an occasional one” that Lyotard himself did not consider either important or a work of philosophy, The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge () came to be his best-known and most referenced book for those seeking to “define” the Postmodern and. To talk of the curriculum in the postmodern condition is to locate it within its appropriate contemporary historical and philosophical contexts. Attempts to characterize these contexts have, however, been fraught with all kinds of difficulty. Any such attempts to provide narratives of world history, or non-ideological descriptions of the emergence of a distinct philosophical ethos are.

    Excerpt from The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge, Theory and History of Liter-ature, Vol. 10, by Jean-François Lyotard, translated by Geoff Bennington and Brian Massumi, , University of Minnesota Size: 47KB. So what is post-modernism? A major problem we have is trying to find a useful definition of post-modernism. Most definitions are hopelessly vague and often inconsistent with each other. There is a considerable amount of confusion about the terms: modernity, modernism, post .

    It approaches topics such as cultural contact, postmodern science, critical literacy and new technologies, and the professionalization of environmental educators. The authors have all taught in departments of education and are currently working in Mexico and New Zealand. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (). By Tobin Hart (, Paperback, Revised). "From Information to Transformation: Education for the Evolution of Consciousness". Book is in very good clean condition other than the underlined areas from the original owner, see the Rating: % positive.


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Get this from a library. Education and the postmodern condition. [Michael Peters;] -- This collection of essays brings together a number of contributions on Lyotard's work made by philosophers, educationalists and sociologists around the special focus of education.

Their intent is to. The postmodern condition. (Theory and history ofliterature; v. l 0) Translation of: La condition postmoderne. Includes bibliographical references and index. Knowledge, Theory of. Civilization, Modernth century.

Title. Series. BDL ISBN ISBN (pbk.)File Size: 1MB. He has drawn the distant planet in his exercise book and the spaceship approaching it. the first thing that school makes him learn is the happiness of a world without school, with no obligations and no homework. Lyotard, Education, and the Postmodern Condition xxix.

Knowledge and Education in the Postmodern Condition Education and the Postmodern Condition (Critical Studies in Education & Culture (Hardcover)) [Peters, Michael] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Education and the Postmodern Condition (Critical Studies in Education & Culture (Hardcover))Cited by: this is a book review/summary of Jean-François Lyotard’s book The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge.

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?. This paper argues the Lyotard's The Postmodern Condition is to be interpreted as a response to nihilism, especially in relation to the question of the legitimation of knowledge and the so-called Author: Michael Adrian Peters.

Against the theoretical background of educational theory and practice, this book examines neo-liberalism and its critiques as responses to the so-called crisis of the welfare state and argues for a reformulated critical social policy in the postmodern by: 9.

The Postmodern Condition is about the dominance of scientific knowledge over that of narrative, and the related death of meta-narratives. The performativity principle underlined by late capitalism plays a crucial role in the subordination of the narrative form simply because narration is not instrumental in /5.

Table of Contents. Postmodern Education and the Politics of Backlash by Henry A. Giroux, Series Editor's Introduction. Foreword by Jean-François Lyotard. Acknowledgments. Introduction: Lyotard, Education, and the Postmodern Condition by Michael Peters The Loss of Innocence: Lyotard, Foucault, and the Challenge of Postmodern Education by William Bain Pages: In this book it explores science and technology, makes connections between these epistemic, cultural, and political trends, and develops profound insights into the nature of our postmodernity.

Education And The Postmodern Condition. The Postmodern Condition A Report on Knowledge. Source: The Postmodern Condition () publ. Manchester University Press, The First 5 Chapters of main body of work are reproduced here. In the postindustrial and postmodern age, science will maintain and no doubt strengthen its preeminence in the arsenal of productive capacities of the.

Education and Its Legitimation through Performativity 47 Postmodern Science as the Search for Instabilities S 3 book, with its fashiona&le theme ofpostmodernism provocatively in evidence, opens up this subject matter, at least by implication, in In a more general way, - -The Postmodern Condition.

Many definitions of postmodernism focus on its nature as the aftermath of the modern industrial age when technology developed dynamically. In The Postmodern Condition Jean-Francois Lyotard extends that analysis to postmodernism by looking at the status uf science, technology, and the arts, the significance of technocracy, and the way the flow of information and knowledge are controlled in the.

The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge is a nonfiction book by Jean-Francois Lyotard. First published inthe book questions the nature of knowledge in a rapidly changing world, and it questions what postmodernity means for science and technology.

Education helps individuals discover their identities. Individuals and society progress by learning and applying objective knowledge. Students have no "true self" or innate essence. Rather, selves are social constructs. Postmodern educators believe self-esteem is a pre-condition for learning. They view education as a type of therapy.

In this book it explores science and technology, makes connections between these epistemic, cultural, and political trends, and develops profound insights into the nature of our postmodernity/5(6). This article examines the impact of postmodernism on the philosophy of education.

It explains that one of the most important elements of postmodernity is a growing awareness of the radical diversity and potential incommensurability of the different cultural forms of life that sustain groups and individuals and discusses postmodernists' denial that postmodernism is inherently apathetic or Cited by: 2.

Postmodernism and the Challenges Facing 21st Century Educators Much of what has been written relative to postmodernism is a critique of modernism (Baumgartner, et al.,p. 38). Because of this critical perspective, postmodernism does not lend itself to full development as a comprehensive philosophy of education.

It is a book which directly addresses the concerns of education, perhaps, more so than any other single `poststructuralist' text. It does so in a way which bears on the future.

status and role of education and knowledge in what has proved to be a prophetic. analysis. Many of the features of Lyotard's analysis of the 'postmodern condition' The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge (French: La condition postmoderne: rapport sur le savoir) is a book by the philosopher Jean-François Lyotard, in which the author analyzes the notion of knowledge in postmodern society as the end of 'grand narratives' or metanarratives, which he considers a quintessential feature of modernity.

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