Fifteen distinguished scholars have contributed.
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Introduction. Jean-Francois Lyotard-Between Politics and Aesthetics I.(Ex)citing Philosophy 1. Emma: Between Philosophy and Psychoanalysis II Conversations and Differends 2. Conversations in Postmodern Hermeneutics 3. Lyotard, Bakhtin, and Radical Heterogeneity 4. Lyotard, Levinas, and the Phrasing of the Ethical 5. Lyotard, Gadamer and the Relation Between Ethics and Aesthetics 6. Lyotard, Nancy, and the Myth of Interruption 7. Lyotard, Frank, and the Limits of Understanding III. After Politics 8. Interrupting Lyotard: Whither the We? 9. Lyotard, Heidegger, and 'The Jews' 10. Lyotard and History Without Witnesses 11. Lyotard and 'The Forgotten' IV. Before Aesthetics 12. Postmodern Thinking of Transcendence 13 Lyotard: Before and after the Sublime 14. Lyotard, Kant and the In-Finite 15. The Suspense 16 Lyotard and the Events of the Postmodern Sublime Notes Bibliography _