Elizabeth Grosz. Becoming Undone: Darwinian. Reflections on Life, Politics, and Art. Durham: Duke UP, viii + pp. Vera Coleman. In Becoming Undone, Elizabeth Grosz addresses three related concepts—life, politics, and art—by exploring the implications of Charles. becoming undone: Darwinian reflections on life, politics and art Elizabeth Grosz, Duke University Press, Durham & London, , pp.

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The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory. Deleuze and the Political. It could possibly have done with a bit more editing. Darwin, God and the Meaning of Life. Sign-in or register now to continue. Feminist theory, she argues, has been for too long wary of the natural sciences and thereby misses out on groundbreaking conceptions of life that can [End Page ] substantially enrich feminist politics. Unddone, Evolution, and the Untimely and Time Travels: Grosz argues that transgender has no-beingness, no ontological claim to life.


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Sexual selection complicates natural selection by introducing aesthetic factors and the expression of individual will, desire, or pleasure.

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She invites feminist theorists to consider different ways of doing and reading theory elizabefh embrace an ontology of difference, whereby difference is a principle without identity and always in movement as becoming. Against Relativism and Constructivism. Bridging this argument with her attempt to call on feminists, she argues for renewed politics through the trajectories opened up with the aesthetics whereby multiple projects, variations, and forms of politics, collective life, and modes of living will be enabled.

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The project proposed by Elizabeth Grosz in Becoming Undone is an attempt to reconfigure the political modalities and possibilities for feminist theory and practice through an incorporation of a dynamic approach to matter and life. Becoming Undone is a fascinating project, not only because of its invaluable contribution to the discourses of posthumanism and material feminism, but also due to its convincing interpretation of Darwinian theory as an intricate philosophical worldview.

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