Unbecoming subjects: Judith Butler, moral philosophy, and critical responsibility

Introduction -- Part one: Challenges to the subject -- Subjects in subjection : bodies, desires, and the psychic life of norms -- Moral subjects and agents of morality -- Part two: Responsibility -- Responsibility as response : Levinas and responsibility for others -- Ambivalent desires of responsib...

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Main Author: Thiem, Annika
Contributors: Butler, Judith 1956- (Honoree)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Fordham Univ. Press 2008
In:Year: 2008
Edition:1. ed.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Butler, Judith 1956- / Practical philosophy / Ethics of responsibility / Criticism
Further subjects:B Ethics
B Butler, Judith 1956-
B Poststructuralism
B Ethics of responsibility
B Criticism
B Responsibility
B Practical philosophy
B Butler, Judith
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Summary:Introduction -- Part one: Challenges to the subject -- Subjects in subjection : bodies, desires, and the psychic life of norms -- Moral subjects and agents of morality -- Part two: Responsibility -- Responsibility as response : Levinas and responsibility for others -- Ambivalent desires of responsibility : Laplanche and psychoanalytic translations -- Part three: Critique -- The aporia of critique and the future of moral philosophy -- Critique and ethics justice as a question
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-295) and index
ISBN:0823228991