In her most impassioned and personal book to date, Judith Butler responds in this profound appraisal of post 9 11 America to the current US policies to wage perpetual war, and calls for a deeper understanding of how mourning and violence might instead inspire solidarity and a quest for global justice. Best Download Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence Author Judith Butler For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk
Judith Butler is an American post structuralist and feminist philosopher who has contributed to the fields of feminism, queer theory, political philosophy and ethics She is currently a professor in the Rhetoric and Comparative Literature departments at the University of California, Berkeley.Butler received her Ph.D in philosophy from Yale University in 1984, for a dissertation subsequently published as Subjects of Desire Hegelian Reflections in Twentieth Century France In the late 1980s she held several teaching and research appointments, and was involved in post structuralist efforts within Western feminist theory to question the presuppositional terms of feminism Her research ranges from literary theory, modern philosophical fiction, feminist and sexuality studies, to 19th and 20th century European literature and philosophy, Kafka and loss, and mourning and war Her most recent work focuses on Jewish philosophy and exploring pre and post Zionist criticisms of state violence.
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- Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence
- Judith Butler
- 18 April 2018 Judith Butler