Multiplicity in Identity: Beyond the Metaphysics of Substance

By Crista M. Lebens

Any thought incorporating 'identity' as a significant suggestion needs to reply to the criticisms of id posed through postmodernists. For feminist theorists, the main whole articulation of such criticisms has been built through Judith Butler. Butler specializes in gender id on the point of subjectivity, how the person is built as a gendered being. The belief of subjectivity Butler criticizes is person who legitimates the social order through protecting the ability dynamics interested in the contruction of subjects.
In this dissertation, I argue that the contstruction of subjectivity constructed via Maria Lugones engages the criticisms of id raised via Judith Butler. moreover, mestiza, or multiplicitous subjectivity, on Lugones' account, will be the root for political motion.

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