Search for dissertations about: "Luce Irigaray"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Luce Irigaray.

  1. 1. Intimacies : Ethics and Aesthetics in Virginia Woolf's Writing

    Author : Elsa Högberg; Ashleigh Harris; Stuart Robertson; Jane Goldman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Virginia Woolf; intimacy; interiority; non-violence; ethics; aesthetics; Judith Butler; Luce Irigaray; Julia Kristeva; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study investigates Virginia Woolf’s configurations of intimacy in her experimental inter-war novels Jacob’s Room, Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse and The Waves. It focuses on the ethical and political positioning enabled by Woolf’s aesthetic delineation of moments of interiority in which distinctions between self and other are suspended. READ MORE

  2. 2. Technology and Sexual Difference

    Author : Monica Obreja; Nina Lykke; Cathrine Egeland; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sexual difference; technology; gender-technology co-construction; gender; sex; arbitrary; contingent; historical association; masculin ity; weak thesis; strong thesis; Luce Irigaray; the feminine; Könsskillnad; teknik; genus-teknik-samkonstruktion; genus; kön; arbiträrt; kontingent; historical association; maskulinitet; weak thesis; strong thesis; Luce Irigaray; det feminina;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to interrogate a particular understanding of gender and technology as co-constructed from the standpoint of sexual difference theory by showing what this conceptualization of gender and technology excludes. It is also an attempt to enable an understanding of what is excluded by elaborating upon the conditions for thinking technology, gender and sexual difference differently. READ MORE

  3. 3. Only women bleed? : a critical reassessment of comprehensive feminist social theory

    Author : Helen Lindberg; Jan Olsson; Richard Wolin; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Catharine M. MacKinnon; Anna G. Jonasdottir; Luce Irigaray; Judith Butler; feminism; political feminism; comprehensive feminism; postfeminism; marxism; social theory; ideology; politcal implications; social science; philosophy of science; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Is there a viable specifically feminist social theory that can serve as heuristic devise in our social research? This thesis is a critical reassessment of the ontological and normative assumptions of four social theories with specific and clear claims of being feminist. These are Catharine M MackInnon’s Radical Feminism, Anna G Jonasdottir’s Theory of Love Power, Luce Irigaray’s Feminism of Sexual Difference and Judith Butler’s Queer Feminism. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Eloquent Blood : The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism

    Author : Manon Hedenborg White; Mattias Gardell; Henrik Bogdan; Ulrika Dahl; Egil Asprem; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Western esotericism; occultism; magic; gender; sexuality; queer; queer theory; femininity; femininities; Thelema; Aleister Crowley; Ordo Templi Orientis; Babalon; Scarlet Woman; Luce Irigaray; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : The study analyses the changing construction of femininities and feminine sexuality in interpretations of the goddess Babalon, a central deity in Aleister Crowley’s (1875–1947) esoteric religion Thelema. Femininity has occupied a problematic position in feminist theory, frequently associated with lack, artifice, and restriction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Only Women Bleed? A Critical Reassessment of Feminist Social Theory

    Author : Helen Lindberg; Örebro Universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Feminist social theory; Catharine M. MacKinnon; Anna G. Jonasdottir; Luce irigaray; Judith Butler; marxism; feminism; ideology; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Sociology; Sociologi; Filosofi; Practical Philosophy; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap;

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