The Nick of Time: Politics, Evolution, and the Untimely

The Nick of Time: Politics, Evolution, and the Untimely

by Elizabeth Grosz
     
 

Prominent feminist theorist rethinks the relationship between evolution and the biological body through the study of three key figures--Darwin, Nietzsche, and Bergson.

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Overview

Prominent feminist theorist rethinks the relationship between evolution and the biological body through the study of three key figures--Darwin, Nietzsche, and Bergson.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822334002
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Grosz is Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. She is the author of Architecture from the Outside: Essays on Virtual and Real Space; Space, Time, and Perversion: Essays on the Politics of Bodies; and Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism. She is the editor of Becomings: Explorations in Time, Memory, and Futures.

Table of Contents

Introduction : to the untimely1
1Darwinian matters : life, force, and change17
2Biological difference40
3The evolution of sex and race64
4Nietzsche's Darwin95
5History and the untimely113
6The eternal return and the overman135
7Bergsonian difference155
8The philosophy of life185
9Intuition and the virtual215
Conclusion : the future244

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