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Braidotti, Rosi

Works: 248 works in 757 publications in 9 languages and 9,832 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Interviewee, Compiler, Author of introduction, Other, Correspondent
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Most widely held works about Rosi Braidotti
Most widely held works by Rosi Braidotti
Nomadic subjects : embodiment and sexual difference in contemporary feminist theory by Rosi Braidotti( )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel met essays waarin de plaatsbepaling van de feministische theorievorling en meer bepaald het seksuele differntie denken ten aanzien van de gangbare Westerse filosofie en epistemologie centraal staat. Het geheel vormt een pleidooi voor de integratie van feministisch gedachtengoed in de gevestigde wetenschappelijke discours. In hoofdstuk elf 'Women's Studies and the Politics of Difference', wordt nagegaan of de praktijk van geïnstitutionaliseerde vrouwenstudies de relevantie van seksuele differentie op onderzoeksniveau bewijst
Revisiting normativity with Deleuze( )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work provides an exploration of the relevance of Deleuze's nomadic thought for re-thinking norms, values, and laws in a manner that by-passes structural negativity while avoiding relativism
Nomadic theory : the portable Rosi Braidotti by Rosi Braidotti( )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosi Braidotti's nomadic theory outlines a sustainable modern subjectivity as one in flux, never opposed to a dominant hierarchy yet intrinsically other, always in the process of becoming, and perpetually engaged in dynamic power relations both creative and restrictive. Nomadic theory offers an original and powerful alternative for scholars working in cultural and social criticism and has, over the past decade, crept into continental philosophy, queer theory, and feminist, postcolonial, techno-science, media, and race studies, as well as into architecture, history, and anthropology. This collection provides a core introduction to Braidotti's nomadic theory and its innovative formulations, which playfully engage with Deleuze, Foucault, Irigaray, and a host of political and cultural issues. Arranged thematically, essays begin with such concepts as sexual difference and embodied subjectivity and follow with explorations in technoscience, feminism, postsecular citizenship, and the politics of affirmation. Braidotti develops a distinctly positive critical theory that rejuvenates the experience of political scholarship. Inspired yet not confined by Deleuzian vitalism, with its commitment to the ontology of flows, networks, and dynamic transformations, she emphasizes affects, imagination, and creativity and the politics of radical immanence. Incorporating ideas from Nietzsche and Spinoza as well, Braidotti establishes a critical-theoretical framework equal parts critique and creation. Ever mindful of the perils of defining difference in terms of denigration and the related tendency to subordinate sexualized, racialized, and naturalized others, she explores the eco-philosophical implications of nomadic theory, feminism, and the irreducibility of sexual difference and sexuality. Her dialogue with technoscience is crucial to nomadic theory, which deterritorializes the established understanding of what counts as human, along with our relationship to animals, the environment, and changing notions of materialism. Keeping her distance from the near-obsessive focus on vulnerability, trauma, and melancholia in contemporary political thought, Braidotti promotes a politics of affirmation that has the potential to become its own generative life force
Patterns of dissonance : a study of women in contemporary philosophy by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

44 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a brilliant and timely analysis of the complex issues raised by the relation between women and philosophy. It offers a critical account of a wide range of contemporary philosophical and feminist texts and it develops this account into an original project of critical feminist thought. Braidotti examines contemporary French philosophy as practised by men such as Foucault and Derrida, showing that they rely on a notion of 'the feminine' in order to undermine classical thought, which bears no direct relevance to the historical experience of women. Braidotti then looks
The posthuman by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Posthuman offers both an introduction and major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman. Digital 'second life', genetically modified food, advanced prosthetics, robotics and reproductive technologies are familiar facets of our globally linked and technologically mediated societies. This has blurred the traditional distinction between the human and its others, exposing the non-naturalistic structure of the human. The Posthuman starts by exploring the extent to which a post-humanist move displaces the traditional humanistic unity of the subject. Rather than perceiving this situation as a loss of cognitive and moral self-mastery, Braidotti argues that the posthuman helps us make sense of our flexible and multiple identities. Braidotti then analyzes the escalating effects of post-anthropocentric thought, which encompass not only other species, but also the sustainability of our planet as a whole. Because contemporary market economies profit from the control and commodification of all that lives, they result in hybridization, erasing categorical distinctions between the human and other species, seeds, plants, animals and bacteria. These dislocations induced by globalized cultures and economies enable a critique of anthropocentrism, but how reliable are they as indicators of a sustainable future? The Posthuman concludes by considering the implications of these shifts for the institutional practice of the humanities. Braidotti outlines new forms of cosmopolitan neo-humanism that emerge from the spectrum of post-colonial and race studies, as well as gender analysis and environmentalism. The challenge of the posthuman condition consists in seizing the opportunities for new social bonding and community building, while pursuing sustainability and empowerment
Women, the environment and sustainable development : towards a theoretical synthesis by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is a widespread perception that the development process is in a state of multiple crisis. While the notion of sustainable development is supposed to address adequately its environmental dimensions, there is still no agreed framework relating women to this new perspective. This book is an attempt to present and disentangle the various positions put forward by major actors and to clarify the political and theoretical issues that are at stake in the debates on women, the environment and sustainable development. Among the current critiques of the western model of development which the authors review are the feminist analysis of Science itself and the power relations inherent in the production of knowledge; Women, Environment and Development (WED); Alternative Development; Environmental Reformism; and Deep Ecology, Social Ecology and Ecofeminism. In traversing this important landscape of ideas, they show how they criticise the dominant developmental model at the various levels of epistemology, theory and policy. The authors also go further and put forward their own ideas as to the basic elements they consider necessary in constructing a paradigmatic shift -- emphasising such values as holism, mutuality, justice, autonomy, self-reliance, sustainability and peace. This unique work is a signally useful contribution to clarifying thinking on a topic with immense implications for all women."--Publisher's description
Metamorphoses : towards a materialist theory of becoming by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This original contribution to current debates is written for those who find changes and transformations challenging and necessary. It will be of great interest to students and scholars of philosophy, feminist theory, gender studies, sociology, social theory and cultural studies."--Jacket
Between monsters, goddesses, and cyborgs : feminist confrontations with science, medicine, and cyberspace by Nina Lykke( Book )

14 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This important book shows that feminists cannot ignore either the emancipatory or the oppressive potential of technological progress. Bringing together 'natural' and 'social' scientists, the book paves the way for a specifically feminist strategy for science, technology, and health care. As such, it is vital reading for students, academics and activists in women's studies, cultural studies, the philosophy and social studies of science, health and the environment
Thinking differently : a reader in European women's studies( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Présentation sous : "This is the first book to ask whether there is a specifically European dimension to some of the major issues in Women's Studies. In doing so, it fills some of the gaps in our knowledge about women and enriches debates hitherto dominated by Anglo-American influences. Among the new areas of enquiry opened up are : Europe's experience of repeated warfare has impacted significantly on women. Hence contributions focus on women and militarism, and ethnic cleansing as an attack on the family. The abadingly problematic relationship between feminism and anti-semitism, and issues of migration and 'whiteness' in a context where racism reflects the colonial histories of particular European countries. The importance of passion, the emotions and psychoanalytical theory for the politics of certain European countries. The decline of the welfare state across Europe, the issue of the relationship between womens rights and human rights, and the rise of the phenomenon of the single woman. Reading feminism from a European perspective enables readers to reflect upon the ways changes in political, social and cultural positions and practices over the past century in Europe have impacted on feminist thinking and theorizing. The volume also raises important issues about the transfer of feminist concepts across cultures and languages. And to English-speaking audiences the volume will offer different viewpoints on some of the key debates
Transpositions : on nomadic ethics by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new book offers an account of ethical and political subjectivity in contemporary culture. It makes a strong case for a non-unitary or nomadic conception of the subject, in opposition to the claims of ideologies such as conservatism, liberal individualism and techno-capitalism." "Rosi Braidotti takes a bold stand against moral universalism, while offering a vigorous defence of nomadic ethics against the charges of relativism and nihilism. She calls for a new form of ethical accountability that takes 'Life' as the subject, not the object, of enquiry. This ethics is presented as a fundamental reconfiguration of our being in the world and it calls for more conceptual creativity in the production of worldviews that can better enable us to behave ethically in a technologically and globally mediated world." "Transpositions provides an intellectually rich guide to the leading critical debates of our time and will be of great interest to scholars and students throughout the humanities and social sciences."--Jacket
Deleuze and law : forensic futures by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deleuze and Law: Forensic Futures explores the relation between law and life and the advent of a politics of 'life'. How have recent events focused social, political and cultural attention on the living body and its maintenance and management? The central concept, through which the embodiment of the subject will be examined will be that of 'bio-power'. Articulated by Michel Foucault, but brought to attention more recently in the work of Giorgio Agamben, this concept recognises that the relation between life and law is both historical and necessary: the law must operate on bodies but can only do so by establishing a border between the body of the polity, and the mere life excepted from political concern. The contemporary advent of bio-politics occurs when the polity increasingly and invasively operates on this 'mere' life, and the body or organism - rather than the self - becomes the object of political management. The manner in which the body becomes the focus of contemporary power has led legal theory to explore new questions of the threshold between life and death and has led social theory to question the new extensions of the law and the polity into embodied life. The contributors explore the forensic shift in contemporary social theory and cultural sensibility from a number of perspectives."--Book cover
After cosmopolitanism by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a time when social and political reality seems to move away from the practice of cosmopolitanism, whilst being in serious need of a new international framework to regulate global interaction, what are the new definitions and practices of cosmopolitanism? Including contributions from leading figures across the humanities and social sciences, After Cosmopolitanism takes up this question as its central challenge. Its core argument is the idea that our globalised condition forms the heart of contemporary cosmopolitan claims, which do not refer to a transcendental ideal, but are rather immanent to the material conditions of global interdependence. But to what extent do emerging definitions of cosmopolitanism contribute to new representative democratic models of governance? The present volume argues that a radical transformation of cosmopolitanism is already ongoing and that more effort is needed to take stock of transformations which are both necessary and possible. To this end, After Cosmopolitanism calls for an understanding of cosmopolitanism that is more attentive to the material reality of our social and political situation and less focused on linguistic analyses of its metaphorical implications. It is the call for a cosmopolitanism that is also a cosmopolitics"--back cover
Transformations of religion and the public sphere : postsecular publics by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transformations of Religion and the Public Sphere: Postsecular Publics contributes a counter-discourse to the myth of secularism. This myth is a strongly-held belief, predominantly advocated in the westernised world, that progress and modernity is intimately linked to secular politics and social relations. This book develops a range of critiques of this myth through discussions on the current political, social, and technological conditions in which we find ourselves. It explores the political implications of the myth, as well as exploring postcolonial relations, liberal-secularism and religious sentiments, and the mediated public sphere, with an in-depth focus on the Dutch case. Transformations of Religion and the Public Sphere: Postsecular Publics takes issue with the secular condition and accepted beliefs of its liberal emancipatory foundations.--
This Deleuzian century : art, activism, life by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Deleuze's idea that philosophy is an activity that appeals to anyone who is attuned to the desire for the ethical life, the contributions in this book question how to live the ethical life today in academia, in art but above all in our multiple ecologies of belonging
Philosophy after nature( Book )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The significant changes that have dominated the social and the scientific world over the last thirty years have brought about upheavals and critical reappraisals that have proved quite positive in fostering twenty-first-century thought. Philosophy after Nature, an interdisciplinary collection of state-of-the-art essays, offers innovative and thought-provoking insights concerning contemporary philosophical and cultural reflection on the nature-culture interaction. Starting from the assumption that the binary opposition between the two terms has been replaced by a continuum of the two, this volume explores both the terms of this new interaction and its implications. -- from back cover
Posthuman glossary by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

16 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Posthuman Glossary is a volume providing an outline of the critical terms of posthumanity in present-day artistic and intellectual work. It builds on the broad thematic topics of Anthropocene/Capitalocene, eco-sophies, digital activism, algorithmic cultures and security and the inhuman. It outlines potential artistic, intellectual, and activist itineraries of working through the complex reality of the 'posthuman condition', and creates an understanding of the altered meanings of art vis-à-vis critical present-day developments. It bridges missing links across disciplines, terminologies, constituencies and critical communities.--
Conflicting humanities by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How might we reinvent the humanities? This is the question at the heart of this provocative volume. It is a difficult mission and definitely one which needs to be addressed with increasing urgency. There is no better cast to confront and problematise this question than the contributors to Conflicting Humanities. They are world-renowned thinkers who can tackle the problem as researchers and teachers but also as prominent public intellectuals. Taking the intellectual and political legacies of Edward Said as a point of departure and frame of reference, the contributors - working in a range of disciplinary settings - considers the current condition of humanism and the humanities
In spite of Plato : a feminist rewriting of ancient philosophy by Adriana Cavarero( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This pathbreaking work pursues two interwoven themes. Firstly, it engages in a deconstruction of Ancient philosophers' texts - mainly from Plato, but also from Homer and Parmenides - in order to free four Greek female figures from the patriarchal discourse which for centuries had imprisoned them in a particular role. Secondly, it attempts to construct a symbolic female order, reinterpreting these figures from a new perspective. Building on the theory of sexual difference, Cavarero shows that death is the central category on which the whole edifice of traditional philosophy is based. By contrast, the category of birth provides the thread with which new concepts of feminist criticism can be woven together to establish a fresh way of thinking. Cavarero develops a philosophical narrative which, by re-interpreting each of the four figures of Ancient thought, uncovers several images of the female desire for self-representation. Plato himself had not foreseen that one day female subjectivity would assert its autonomy, plundering and throwing into confusion the patriarchal text in order to tell another story."--Page 4 of cover
Posthumanismus : Leben jenseits des Menschen by Rosi Braidotti( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genetik und künstliche Befruchtung, Robotik, Implantate und Computertechnologie haben nicht nur in der Science-Fiction Cyborgs, Zombies und Klone hervorgebracht. Auch in der Philosophie und in den Humanwissenschaften hat sich seit einigen Jahren eine lebendige Diskussion über die Grenzen und Möglichkeiten des Menschen angesichts moderner Technologien entwickelt. Rosi Braidotti unternimmt eine faszinierende Tour de Force vom Humanismus zum Zeitalter des Posthumanismus, in das technologischer Fortschritt und Kapitalismus uns katapultiert haben: Der humanistische Mensch - männlich, weiß, rational
A feminist companion to the posthumanities( )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This companion is a cutting-edge primer to critical forms of the posthumanities and the feminist posthumanities, aimed at students and researchers who want to catch up with the recent theoretical developments in various fields in the humanities, such as new media studies, gender studies, cultural studies, science and technology studies, human animal studies, postcolonial critique, philosophy and environmental humanities. It contains a collection of nineteen new and original short chapters introducing influential concepts, ideas and approaches that have shaped and developed new materialism, inhuman theory, critical posthumanism, feminist materialism, and posthuman philosophy
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Nomadic subjects : embodiment and sexual difference in contemporary feminist theory
Patterns of dissonance : a study of women in contemporary philosophyMetamorphoses : towards a materialist theory of becomingBetween monsters, goddesses, and cyborgs : feminist confrontations with science, medicine, and cyberspaceThinking differently : a reader in European women's studiesTranspositions : on nomadic ethicsDeleuze and law : forensic futures
Alternative Names
Braidotti, R.

Braidotti, R. 1954-

Braidotti, R. (Rosi)

Braidotti R. (Rosi), 1954-

Rosi Braidotti Australian feminist

Rosi Braidotti Australisch filosoof

Rosi Braidotti italienisch-australische Philosophin und Theoretikerin des Feminismus

רוזי בריידוטי

브라이도티. R. 1954-

브라이도티, 로지 1954-

ブライドッチ, R