Judith Butler. The Figure of Odradek in Kafka. 2011

source: European Graduate School       2012年3月19日
http://www.egs.edu/ Judith Butler, philosopher and author, talking about Franz Kafka's character Odradek in The Cares of a Family Man. In this lecture, Judith Butler discusses the muteness of language, paternal authority, neoliberalism, the spectrality of presence and life without a goal in relationship to Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, Sigmund Freud and Karl Marx focusing on instrumentality, laughter, fear, gesture, body, death, nightmares, haunting, the pre-Oedipal, time and the One. Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School EGS Media and Communication Studies department program Saas-Fee Switzerland Europe. 2011. Judith Butler.