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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 24.95
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 so many countries? Drawing on examples of treatment of minority groups in Europe, he skilfully... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95
Prodigiously influential, Jacques Derrida gave rise to a comprehensive rethinking of the basic concepts and categories of Western philosophy in the latter part of the twentieth century, with writings central to our understanding of language, meaning, identity, ethics and values. In 1993, a conference was organized around the question, 'Whither Marxism??,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00
When he died in 2004, Jacques Derrida left behind a vast legacy of unpublished material, much of it in the form of written lectures. With The Beast and the Sovereign, Volume 1 , the University of Chicago Press inaugurates an ambitious series, edited by Geoffrey Bennington and Peggy Kamuf, translating these important works into English. The Beast... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 41.00
Derrida's first book-length work, The Problem of Genesis in Husserl's Philosophy , was originally written as a dissertation for his diplôme d'études supérieures in 1953 and 1954. Surveying Husserl's major works on phenomenology, Derrida reveals what he sees as an internal tension in Husserl's central notion of genesis, and gives us our first glimpse... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 41.00
Following on from The Beast and the Sovereign, Volume I , this book extends Jacques Derrida?s exploration of the connections between animality and sovereignty. In this second year of the seminar, originally presented in 2002?2003 as the last course he would give before his death, Derrida focuses on two markedly different texts: Heidegger?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
Acts of Religion, compiled in close association with Jacques Derrida, brings together for the first time a number of Derrida's writings on religion and questions of faith and their relation to philosophy and political culture. The essays discuss religious texts from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions, as well as religious thinkers such as Kant,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; Not Available
?More than fifteen years ago,? Jacques Derrida writes in the prologue to this remarkable and uniquely revealing book, ?a phrase came to me, as though in spite of me. . . . It imposed itself upon me with the authority, so discreet and simple it was, of a judgment: ?cinders there are? ( il y a là cendre ). . . . I had to explain myself to it, respond... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 40.00
Few philosophers held greater fascination for Jacques Derrida than Martin Heidegger, and in this book we get an extended look at Derrida?s first real encounters with him. Delivered over nine sessions in 1964 and 1965 at the École Normale Supérieure, these lectures offer a glimpse of the young Derrida first coming to terms with the German philosopher... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 25.99
This new book reflects Derrida's latest views on the role of education and international organizations in an era of globalization. In this book, Derrida develops a notion of the global citizen that is uniquely post-Kantian. He looks especially at the changing role of UNESCO and similar organizations at a time when individual and national identities,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 17.95
The book makes available for the first time in English?and for the first time in its entirety in any language?an important yet little known interview that Jacques Derrida granted on the question of photography and its relation to such key deconstructive concepts as copy, archive, and signature. more...