Translation of: La Condition postmoderne: rapport sur le savoir. Contents: The field: knowledge in computerized societies -- The problem: legitimation - The method: language games -- The nature of the social bond: the modern alternative -- The nature of the social bond: the postmodern perspective -- The pragmatics of narrative knowledge -- The pragmatics of scientific knowledge -- the narrative function and the legimitation of knowledge -- Delegitimation -- Research and its legitimation through performativity -- Education and its legitmation through performantivity -- Postmodern science as the search for instabilities -- Legitimation by paralogy -- Answering the question: What is postmodernism?
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