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Assoggettamento e passioni nel pensiero politico di Judith Butler

  • Chiara Mastroberti,

Chiara Mastroberti retraces the most decisive moments of Judith Butler's work with the aim of deepening Butler’s thoughts on the relationship between political subjection and individual passions. Rereading La vita psichica del potere and Parole che provocano (1997), passing through Vite precarie (2004) and Critica della violenza etica (2005), the author analyses Butler’s discussion on fear, paranoia, melancholy and desire, framing it within the philosopher’s broader ethical and political reflection. At the core of this reflection, there are the dialectics of "psychic life", oscillating between adherence and resistance to the social norm: passions are the key to reading this text in order to understand the origin and limit of the contemporary subject, its "passivity” and the secret of its survival.

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Chiara Mastroberti

University of Pisa, Italy

Chiara Mastroberti graduated in Philosophy and Forms of Knowledge at the University of Pisa. For the research project "Zetesis" of the University of Pisa, she published Immagini della metamorfosi nell’opera di Rainer Maria Rilke, in Il velo scolpito. Dialoghi tra filosofia e letteratura, Edizioni ETS, Pisa 2013.
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Book Title

Assoggettamento e passioni nel pensiero politico di Judith Butler

Authors

Chiara Mastroberti

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Publication Year

2016

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© 2016 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6453-300-1

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Strumenti per la didattica e la ricerca

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2704-5870

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