International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Death of God, the Death of Faith and the Arrival to Nothingness Following Lyotard, Heidegger, Nietzsche and Maffesoli in the Definition of the Postmodern Subject
Augusto Renato Pérez Mayo, PhD; José Alberto Hernández Aguilar, PhD

We start this essay with the understanding that everything that is said here does not have anything to do with demons, which attack our being, our ego, our spiritual side, it is not the dispute between Lucifer and God or the success of one over the other, it is only finding the current forms of the postmodern subject. Thus, the following essay is organized in the following manner: In the first part we paraphrase the concept of post-modernism from several points of view, namely, Lyotard, Vattimo, Heidegger, Nietzsche, Cammus and Maffesoli. In the second part the post-modern subject is characterized as well as its way of knowing. All of the above answers questions such as: What makes up the knowledge of the post-modern subject? What is it based on? Through what is it based? What is its origin?

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