Society & Culture:Philosophy
Judith Butler's "Gender Trouble" (Part 1/2)
Note: *I discuss performativity at beginning and end of next episode!* In this episode, I take on Butler's "Gender Trouble," a seminal text in the fields of feminism and post-structuralism. Butler argues that some strands of feminist thought mistakenly attribute a transcendental significance to the idea of 'woman' that fails to account for the modes of discourse/power that construct that identity.
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