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Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida

·3.98·27,092 Ratings
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  • The Gift of Death, and Literature in Secret

    2008·
    ·4.25·159 Ratings
    In this, his most sustained consideration of religion to date, Derrida continues to explore questions introduced in Given Time about the limits of rationality and responsibility that one reaches in granting or accepting death, whether by sacrifice, murder
  • Hélène Cixous Reader

    1994·
    ·4.18·83 Ratings
    This is the first truly representative collection of texts by Helene Cixous. The substantial pieces range broadly across her entire oeuvre, and include essays, works of fiction, lectures and drama. Arranged helpfully in chronological order, the extracts s
  • Veils

    2002·
    ·4.17·78 Ratings
    Something of a historical event, this book combines loosely "autobiographical" texts by two of the most influential French intellectuals of our time. "Savoir," by Hélène Cixous, is a brief but densely layered account of her experience of recovered sight
  • Positions

    2004·
    ·3.6·154 Ratings
    This new edition of a key, accessible text to the work of the most influential psychoanalytic and literary critic alive today includes a new introduction by Christopher Norris setting these key early interviews in the context of the full trajectory of Der
  • A Derrida Reader: Between the Blinds

    1991·
    ·3.81·123 Ratings
    Jacques Derrida is one of the most prolific and influential contemporary French intellectuals. Twenty-two essays and excerpts from Derrida's writings over the last twenty-five years are gathered in this accessible introduction, A Derrida Reader. The book'
  • Margins of Philosophy

    1984·
    ·4.1·1,117 Ratings
    "In this densely imbricated volume Derrida pursues his devoted, relentless dismantling of the philosophical tradition, the tradition of Plato, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger—each dealt with in one or more of the essays. There are essays too
  • On Cosmopolitanism and Forgiveness

    2001·
    ·3.94·399 Ratings
    One of the world's most famous philosophers, Jacques Derrida, explores difficult questions in this important and engaging book. Is it still possible to uphold international hospitality and justice in the face of increasing nationalism and civil strife in
  • Rogues: Two Essays on Reason

    2005·
    ·4.09·194 Ratings
    Rogues, published in France under the title Voyous, comprises two major lectures that Derrida delivered in 2002 investigating the foundations of the sovereignty of the nation-state. The term "État voyou" is the French equivalent of "rogue state," and it
  • The Gift of Death

    1996·
    ·4.12·795 Ratings
    In The Gift of Death, Jacques Derrida's most sustained consideration of religion to date, he continues to explore questions introduced in Given Time about the limits of the rational and responsible that one reaches in granting or accepting death, whether
  • Spurs: Nietzsche's Styles/Eperons: Les Styles de Nietzsche

    1981·
    ·3.96·386 Ratings
    Jacques Derrida combines his strikingly original and incisive questions of sexuality, politics, writing, judgment, procreation, death and even the weather into a far-reaching analysis of the challenges bequeathed to the modern world by Nietzche.Bilingual
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