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Judith Butler

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Let's face it. We're undone by each other. And if we're not, we're missing something.

— Judith Butler

#loneliness-as-a-way-of-life #life

We lose ourselves in what we read, only to return to ourselves, transformed and part of a more expansive world.

— Judith Butler

#book-reading #books #reading #love

Possibility is not a luxury; it is as crucial as bread.

— Judith Butler

#inspirational #possibility #inspirational

It seems, though, that historically we have now reached a position in which Jews cannot legitimately be understood always and only as presumptive victims.

— Judith Butler

#cannot #historically #jews #legitimately #now

There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates, but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original.

— Judith Butler

#gender #imitates #imitation #kind #original

Sexual harassment law is very important. But I think it would be a mistake if the sexual harassment law movement is the only way in which feminism is known in the media.

— Judith Butler

#harassment #i #i think #important #known

I would say that I'm a feminist theorist before I'm a queer theorist or a gay and lesbian theorist.

— Judith Butler

#feminist #gay #i #lesbian #queer

There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender... identity is performatively constituted by the very 'expressions' that are said to be its results.

— Judith Butler

#constituted #expressions #gender #identity #results

I think that every sexual position is fundamentally comic.

— Judith Butler

#every #fundamentally #i #i think #position

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It bullies the reader into granting that since one cannot figure out what is going on there must be something significant going on some complexity of thought where in reality there are often familiar or even shopworn notions addressed too simply and too casually to add any new dimension of understanding. & R. She explains how the theater is much less threatening and does not produce the same fear that gender performances often encounter because of the fact that there is a clear distinction from reality within the theater.

In the late 1980s Judith Butler held several teaching/research appointments and was involved in "post-structuralist" efforts within Western feminist theory to question the "presuppositional terms" of feminism. Judith Butler (born February 24 1956) is an American post-structuralist philosopher who has contributed to the fields of feminist philosophy queer theory political philosophy and ethics. Considered "one of the most influential voices in contemporary political theory" and as "one of the most influential feminist theorists" today Judith Butler is best known for her seminal work Gender Trouble.

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