Female Philosopher: Judith Butler

Judith Butler is an American post-structuralist philosopher, who has contributed to the fields of feminist philosophy, queer theory, political philosophy, and ethics.
Created On: Jan 8, 2013 16:00 IST

Name: Judith Butler
Born: February 24, 1956 (age 56)
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Era: 20th / 21st-century philosophy
Region: Western Philosophy
School: Continental philosophy, Third-wave feminism, Critical theory, Queer theory, Postmodernism, Post-structuralism
Main interests: Feminist theory, Political philosophy, Ethics, Psychoanalysis, Discourse, Embodiment, Sexuality, Jewish philosophy
Notable ideas
: Sex and gender as social construction, gender performativity

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