Definition of Lyotard, Jean-François in English:

Lyotard, Jean-François

proper noun

  • (1924–1998), French philosopher and literary critic. He outlined his “philosophy of desire,” based on the politics of Nietzsche, in "L'Économie libidinale" (1974). In later works, he adopted a postmodern quasi-Wittgensteinian linguistic philosophy.

Pronunciation

Lyotard, Jean-François

/ˌlēəˈtär/