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Read through the most famous quotes from Judith Butler
Let's face it. We're undone by each other. And if we're not, we're missing something. ↗
We lose ourselves in what we read, only to return to ourselves, transformed and part of a more expansive world. ↗
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Possibility is not a luxury; it is as crucial as bread. ↗
It seems, though, that historically we have now reached a position in which Jews cannot legitimately be understood always and only as presumptive victims. ↗
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. ↗
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.