Abstract

This paper reads Deleuze through a Spinozist lens to conceive of the human being as a dynamic and complex whole in constant interchange with its environment. The author thus moves beyond philosophical dualisms, and challenges the assumption that a hierarchical normative organization is the only possible world. Using the example of rape, she argues that micropolitical strategies might disrupt and "pass" the juridical order and open up alternative, more equitable, forms of sociability.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1527-2001
Print ISSN
0887-5367
Pages
pp. 59-75
Launched on MUSE
2000-04-01
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2009
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