The inclusion of the excluded

Judith Butler, in Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly (2015), argues that marginalized or ignored populations performatively establish “the…

Neither optimism nor pessimism

Optimists and pessimists are equally wrong. Given the complexity of contemporary global society, there are no solid grounds for predicting…

Attribution and Causality

In a previous post, I wrote about Brian Massumi’s idea of preemptive logic, which he also describes as a kind…