In what is perhaps an autobiographical gesture fanon

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ggle to live with dignity in the face of discrimination is ignored. effect of loving or seeing the other with all of her predicates, her being such as it is -- an "I want you to be" without reason. Politicized Identity K - Alternative Solvency Communal politics based on mere existence allows us to transcend racial binaries while avoiding humanism’s flaws and juridico-political terror Enns 7 (Diane, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy and Peace Studies, McMaster University, “Political Life Before Identity”, Theory & Event 10:1, Project Muse, og) I would like to bring two notions together by way of concluding: "the prevention of catastrophe" by intercepting the politicization of identity categories, and the notion of a politics that has as its subject a living being not separated from the characteristics that give or deny it political value. I have tried to show that Fanon demonstrates this interception of identity by evoking the simple need to be considered a human life worthy of another's human response. Speaking of the Vietnamese resistance movement during the French Indochina war, Fanon writes: "It is not because the Indo-Chinese has discovered a culture of his own that he is in revolt. It...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online