Cultivating Difference with Luce Irigaray’s Between East and West

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A recent criticism of the philosophy of sexuate difference contends that this philosophy is unable to accommodate lived differences between women. I suggest that rather than being indifferent or hostile to differences between women, Luce Irigaray’s philosophy is actually offering a more radical proposal.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBuilding a New World
EditorsLuce Irigaray, Michael Marder
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print) 9781349497591
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NamePalgrave Studies in Postmetaphysical Thought
PublisherPalgrave MacMillan


  • Luce Irigaray
  • Western philosophy
  • Western thought
  • Sexed body
  • Binary opposition


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