The Postmodern Condition, Jean–François Lyotard
Lyotard’s postmodernism, the politics of power, and aesthetics: what do we keep and what do we reject?
Chris, because he was slightly sick, forgot that although we were recording in February, the episode was coming out in March. This threw off everything we said about dates for the rest of the episode. Whoops!
(The book schedule is adjusted accordingly below.)
Things mentioned on the show
- “Information wants to be free”
- The Year of Our Lord 1943, Alan Jacobs, which we discussed in 7.01: Do We Really Need to Keep the Internet Around?
- Simone Weil
- Jacques Ellul
- The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Thomas Kuhn
- From Chris’ newsletter, quoting and discussing Elizabeth Eisenstein’s note on learning: Across the Sundering Seas 2020 #07
- Richard Dawkins
- Apophatic theology and via negativa
- April: The Age of Spiritual Machines, Ray Kurzweil
- May: Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton (and the movie!)
- June: Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness, Simone Brown
- “Gizmo” by Camel Power Club
- “Winning Slowly Theme” by Chris Krycho.
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