File spoon-archives/lyotard.archive/lyotard_2001/lyotard.0108, message 53

Subject: Re: An Idea whose time will never come
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2001 10:39:51 +0800


Could you point me in the direction of where I could find this 
Lyotard-feminist stuff please:

>Lyotard's clearest
>discussion of this is related in his piece  'one of the things at stake
>in women's struggles' where he discusses the essentialising problem that
>exists in feminist movements. Lyotard's liking for the pagan, for
>refusing political theories that are related to philosophies (or grand
>narratives) runs aground on the rocks of sexual difference because it is
>by nature philosophical, essentialist and deeply political - it is one
>of the points from which any and all societies can be fairly judged -
>'sexual difference would constitute the horizon of worlds more fecund
>than any known to date...'

I would be grateful,

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