Realms Without Totality Lyotard’s Post, Rancièresque, and the Strange Tools of Paralogy

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Kristopher Holland


This essay posits tensions in art, education, and politics by using philosophical discourse to suggest that the way to create transformative events for social change is to understand Lyotard's diagnosis of the current age and Rancière's call to critical art practice. By proposing new strategies and tactics such as 'post-art' and 'strange tools', the author tries to demonstrate in the text the indirect approaches advocated by Lyotard and Rancière in tackling the current post-political world. 


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Holland, K. (2021). Realms Without Totality: Lyotard’s Post, Rancièresque, and the Strange Tools of Paralogy. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 21(4).
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