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Sexuation: SIC 3
Contemporary discourse seems to provide a choice in the way sexual identities and sexual difference are described and analyzed. On the one hand, much current thinking suggests that sexual identity is fluid—socially constructed and/or performatively enacted. This discourse is often invoked in the act of overcoming an earlier patriarchal era of fixed and naturalized ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published July 24th 2000 by Duke University Press Books
(first published January 1st 2000)
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En su análisis de la figura freudiana de Moisés, Eric Santner introduce la distinción clave entre historia simbólica (el conjunto de narraciones míticas explícitas y las prescripciones ideológico-éticas que constituyen la tradición de una comunidad, lo que Hegel habría llamado su «sustancia ética») y su Otro obsceno, la incognoscible historia secreta «espectral», fantasmática, que sostiene efi cazmente la tradición simbólica explícita, pero que tiene que permanecer excluida para ser operativa.
Renata Salecl is a Slovenian philosopher, sociologist and legal theorist. She is a senior researcher at the Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law at the University of Ljubljana. She has been a visiting professor at London School of Economics for several years and is about to take over similar tasks at Birkbeck College University of London, lecturing on the topic of emotions and law. Every year ...moreMore about Renata Salecl...