Abstract

Much of Ofelia Schutte's work has been focused on the question of liberation, especially for women and for colonized peoples. In this paper I discuss some of the important contributions she has made toward understanding the difficulty of dialogue across differences of culture and power, and toward thinking through the relationships of culture, identity, and social justice. Although I generally agree with Schutte's positions, I try here to initiate a dialogue about some conflicting tendencies I see in her positions. Specifically, I challenge her reliance on Nietzsche in developing a general approach to the question of liberation.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1527-2001
Print ISSN
0887-5367
Pages
pp. 144-156
Launched on MUSE
2004-09-09
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2009
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