Économie libidinale

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Jean-François Lyotard

Libidinal economy

Translated to Russian by V. Lapitskiy; under scientific editing by S. Fokin. Moscow; Saint-Petersburg: Gaidar Institute Press; Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences SPbSU, 2018. – 462 p.

ISBN 978-5-93255-562-2

Is regarded as the most important response to the philosophies of desire, as expounded by thinkers such as de Sade, Nietzsche, Bataille, Foucault and Deleuze and Guattari. It is a major work not only of philosophy, but of sexual politics, semiotics and literary theory, that signals the passage to postmodern philosophy.