2019-02Thematic Section
Disrupting Symmetry: Jean-Luc Nancy and Luce Irigaray on Myth and the Violence of Representation

Abstract: Through myths that pattern and repeat we figure the world to ourselves. The desire to be done with myth, to surpass mythic thinking in favor of a “more” rational way of thinking, is but one way of perpetrating violence in the guise of similitude. The rejection of muthos by logos is itself a form of violence, with…