Luka Arsenjuk

(b.1978) is a PhD student in literature at Duke University.


Jacques Rancière opposes a type of politics that makes decisions on the people, for the people, instead of the people; a politics that holds that in the political order, all sections of the community have been assigned their proper place. “Politics […] is that activity which turns on equality as its principle”, and begins when inequality is challenged. But if the political subject is a subject of a wrong, and politics exists only through the subjectivization of that wrong, how can we avoid a victimological identification of the political subject?

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