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Cut of the Real: Subjectivity in Poststructuralist Philosophy

Katerina Kolozova


This book reclaims the relevance of categories traditionally rendered “unthinkable” by postmodern feminist philosophies, such as “the real,” “the one,” “the limit,” and “finality,” thus critically repositioning poststructuralist feminist philosophy and gender/queer studies. It follows François Laruelle's nonstandard philosophy and the work of Judith Butler, Drucilla Cornell, Luce Irigaray, and Rosi Braidotti. It argues that poststructuralist (feminist) theory sees the subject as a purely linguistic category, as multiple, nonfixed, and fluctuating, as something for limitless discursivity and as ... More

Keywords: postmodern feminist philosophies, poststructuralist theory, François Laruelle, nonstandard philosophy, Judith Butler, Drucilla Cornell, Luce Irigaray, Rosi Braidotti

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231166102
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231166102.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katerina Kolozova, author
Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities-Skopje