Socio-political recognition of the Self. Remarks on Butler's Force of Non-violence with regards to Benhabib's critique

Daniel Štěpánek
2022 Central European Journal of Politics  
In her latest book Force of Non-violence, Judith Butler lays out an updated model of gender performativity. This model relies on rapprochement of a recent criticism of her social ontology published in Seyla Benhabib's book Exile, Statelessness, and Migration. Although Butler does not address Benhabib directly, the aim of this article is to show Butler's possible arguments that can be seen as defence and further development of her concept of the Self. Thus, the necessary comparison of both
more » ... s is provided and with it also a discussion of their possible common ground.
doi:10.24132/cejop_2021_11 fatcat:5gvbr2wu6rcmzh5y7rotdyijve