Power, Language, and Obscurity in Judith Butler

With Judith Butler slated to receive Frankfurt’s Adorno Prize┬ánext week,┬áKenan 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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