Introduction: About the Human. 1. Can Thought go on without a Body?. 2. Rewriting Modernity. 3. Matter and Time. 4. Logos and Tekhne, or Telegraphy. 5. Time Today. 6. Newman: The Instant. 7. The Sublime and the Avant-Garde. 8. Something like: 'Communication ... without Communication.'. 9. Representation, Presentation, Unpresentable. 10. Speech Snapshot. 11. After the Sublime, the State of Aesthetics. 12. Conservation and Colour. 13. God and the Puppet. 14. Obedience. 15. Scapeland. 16. Domus and the Megalopolis. Index.
Jean- Francois Lyotard was considered to be one of the architects of postmodernity and is the author of many books published in both French and English.
'Challenging and controversial, The Inhuman will be among the more widely discussed books of the decade.' Mark Poster, University of California, Irvine 'The Inhuman offers an interesting discussion of postmodernity, the concept which has made Lyotard's reputation in the English speaking world.' Sociology