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Toward a Feminist Ethics of Nonviolence

Adriana Cavarero, Judith Butler, Bonnie Honig, Timothy J. Huzar, and Clare Woodford


This volume forms a tribute to Adriana Cavarero’s extraordinary contribution to feminist philosophy. Responding to Cavarero’s provocative style the text presents an engagement between Cavarero, Judith Butler, Bonnie Honig, and seven other interlocutors, engaging with the themes of horrorism, sex, maternity, inclination, and the body to develop her feminist ethics of nonviolence. Presented as a musical arrangement that demonstrates Cavarero’s theory of pluriphony, this volume captures the collaborative yet diverse mood of much contemporary feminism, and particularly the inspirational, scholarly ... More

Keywords: the body, Judith Butler, Adriana Cavarero, ethics, feminist ethics, Bonnie Honig, maternity, nonviolence, postural ethics of inclination, sex

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780823290086
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823290086.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adriana Cavarero, author
University of Verona

Judith Butler, author
University of California, Berkeley

Bonnie Honig, author
Brown University

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Front Matter


Timothy J. Huzar


Timothy J. Huzar and Clare Woodford

Scenes of Inclination

Adriana Cavarero



Bad Inclinations

Lorenzo Bernini

Queer Madonnas

Clare Woodford


Adriana Cavarero