Touch: Notes on the Thought of Luce Irigaray

Touch: Notes on the Thought of Luce Irigaray

Touch is at the heart of Luce Irigaray’s dialectic of relations with the other. It is a gesture that responds to the call of the (m)other.1Luce Irigaray (2008) Sharing the World (London: Continuum) 20. The dialectic of touch is based upon the gesture of respect and...