Elizabeth Grosz. Becoming Undone: Darwinian. Reflections on Life, Politics, and Art. Durham: Duke UP, viii + pp. Vera Coleman. In Becoming Undone, Elizabeth Grosz addresses three related concepts—life, politics, and art—by exploring the implications of Charles. becoming undone: Darwinian reflections on life, politics and art Elizabeth Grosz, Duke University Press, Durham & London, , pp.

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The project proposed by Elizabeth Grosz in Becoming Undone is an attempt to reconfigure the political modalities and possibilities for feminist theory and practice through an incorporation of a dynamic approach to matter and life.

Feminist theory, she argues, has been for too long wary of the natural sciences and thereby misses out on groundbreaking conceptions of life that can [End Page ] substantially enrich feminist politics.

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Essays on American Literature and Culture. Grosz argues that transgender has no-beingness, no ontological claim to life. The Mythology of Evolution. August 22, Imprint: Permission to Photocopy coursepacks If you are requesting permission to photocopy material for classroom use, please contact the Copyright Clearance Center at copyright. Sexual Differences as Sexual Selection: Sexual selection complicates natural selection by introducing aesthetic factors and the expression yrosz individual will, desire, or pleasure.


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Becoming Undone is a fascinating project, not only because of its invaluable contribution to the discourses of posthumanism and material feminism, but also due to its convincing interpretation of Darwinian theory yrosz an intricate philosophical worldview.

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No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Politics, Evolution, and the Untimely and Time Travels: Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Popper, Objectivity and the Growth of Knowledge. How to write a great review. It could possibly have done with a bit more editing. This [End Page ] capacity to provoke reveals the mutual engagements, entanglements, becoming, and variations that can be actualized and thereby lead to new trajectories of becoming- withnew politics, ethics, sciences, and aesthetics.


The Geography of Insight. Conceptual Foundations of Social Research Methods. Elizabeth Grosz offers a rich, provocative, not-quite-materialist philosophy of life, matter, and the creative cosmos. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Your Friends Email Address: Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory. You might think it odd that a philosopher so known for her appreciation of difference in continental thought would be championing any aspect of evolutionary biology, but Grosz does a subtle and spectacular job of showing how the reduction of Darwin’s theory to the sociobiological take on sexual selection is a massive disservice to the organicism of his understanding.

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