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Parting Ways: Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism

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W jednym ze swoich esejów z „London Review of Books” Judith Butler pytała: „Co mamy zrobić z Żydami, którzy nie identyfikują się z Izraelem, a przynajmniej z izraelskim państwem?”. Książka Na rozdrożu: żydowskość i krytyka syjonizmu jest próbą odpowiedzi na to pytanie. Zarówno poszukiwaniem pozycji, z których Żydzi mogą krytykować politykę swojego państwa wobec Palestyny, ...more
Unknown Binding, 264 pages
Published May 14th 2014 by Columbia University Press (first published June 1st 2012)
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Quin Rich
An unorthodox approach to the Israel-Palestine "conflict" (better described as a colonial occupation), Butler draws from Jewish resources (conceived broadly) to establish grounds for a non-antisemitic critique of Zionism, and an anti-Zionist Judaism. Readers looking for an introduction to and/or history of the occupation might prefer to start elsewhere; this text is excellent, but it's not a primer to the situation.

Butler begins the text working with Levinas, moves on to Benjamin, and continues
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Karen
Excellent, excellent. Sharp, passionate. In short, one of Butler's most brilliant and essential works.
Benjamin Siegel
Five stars for idea; two stars for clarity for those of us outside the philosophy guild.
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Judith Butler is an American post-structuralist and feminist philosopher who has contributed to the fields of feminism, queer theory, political philosophy and ethics. She is currently a professor in the Rhetoric and Comparative Literature departments at the University of California, Berkeley.
Butler received her Ph.D. in philosophy from Yale University in 1984, for a dissertation subsequently publi
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