Theorieblog.de reports about panel uncertainty of a ‘natural’ order

Blogpost about Panel 5 Verunsicherung einer ’natürlichen‘ Ordnung. (Queer-)feministische Un/Gewissheiten at the Political Theory in Times of Uncertainty Congress. With contributions by Helen Stephan and Carolin Zieringer (RTG Contradiction Studies).

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driver

“Contradictions are an important driver of scientific practice and knowledge.”

Norman Sieroka
every day

“Living in contradictions is what we experience every day. Why do we know so little about it?”

Gisela Febel
paradox

“The basis of law is not an idea as a systematic unified principle but a paradox.”

Andreas Fischer-Lescano
power and resistance

“Michel Foucault says: “Where there is power, there is resistance, and […] this resistance is never in a position of exteriority in relation to power” (History of Sexuality I, The Will to Knowledge, 1976, p. 95)”

Gisela Febel
Is contradiction eurocentric?

“Is contradiction a eurocentric concept, operational phenomenon, and instrument of power?”

Kerstin Knopf