The Postmodern Self: An Essay on Anachronism and Powerlessness

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This article examines the non-totalitarian postmodern conception of the self. It explains that the postmodern self is heterogeneous which means that it is multiple and there is 'we' rather than 'I' or 'me'. It discusses Jean-François Lyotard's The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge and the relevant works of Immanuel Kant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of the Self
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191724848
ISBN (Print)9780199548019
StatePublished - May 2 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Arts and Humanities


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