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25 Apr 2007
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This book offers a unique series of philosophical eulogies to the leading French intellectual, Jacques Derrida. In it, a cast of renowned contributors offer their own personal and philosophical testimonies to Derrida's influence both at large and to their own work.


Description

This book offers a unique series of philosophical eulogies to the leading French intellectual, Jacques Derrida. In it, a cast of renowned contributors offer their own personal and philosophical testimonies to Derrida's influence both at large and to their own work.


Contents

Derrida's Eulogy; C.Douzinas
Mad Derrida: Ipso facto cogitans ac demens; J.Nancy
Homage to Jacques Derrida; A.Badiou
Notes Toward a Tribute to Jacques Derrida; G.C.Spivak
Constructing and Deconstructing the Universal: Jacques Derrida's Sinnliche Gewissheit; E.Balibar
Does Democracy Mean Something?; J.Ranciere
Derrida: The Gift of the Future; D.Cornell
A Plea for a return to Differance (With a Minor pro Domo sua); S.Zizek
The Late Derrida; J.H.Miller


Authors

COSTAS DOUZINAS is Professor of Law and Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, University of London. He is the author of Postmodern Jurisprudence: The Law of the Text in the Texts of Law (Routledge, 1991,1993) Justice Miscarried: Ethics and Aesthetics in Law (Edinburgh University Press, 1996) and The End of Human Rights (Hart, 2000), Human Rights and Empire (2007)