Power, Language, and Obscurity in Judith Butler

With Judith Butler slated to receive Frankfurt’s Adorno Prize next week, Kenan Malik summarizes controversies related to her work, focusing on Martha Nussbaum’s criticisms of her philosophy and others’ criticisms of her politics on Israel. I have never read Butler, but Malik’s selections make her sound more interesting than her reputation for obfuscation would indicate: In 1998 [Read More...]


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