Paradoks postljudskog tela u polju zazora: od potvrde falogocentričnog Simboličkog do obećanja trangresivnog prestupa i nazad / Paradox of Posthuman Body in the Field of Abject: from Confirmation of Phalogocentric Symbolic to Promise of Transgressive Trespass and Back

Dragana Stojanović


Posthuman body, being designed as organic-machine union or non-human/posthuman organic entity, functions as an abject, treatening and eroding humanly constructed subject as its unnameable remainder of its semiotic past, but at the same time guaranteeing subject’s (imagined) autonomy by being exactly opposite to subject — that what subject can not and must not be. This paper theorizes the paradox of abject posthuman body, by exploring its transgressible potential loked both inside and outside Symbolic realm.


posthuman, abject, subject, trangression, symbolization, paradox

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