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For Strasbourg: Conversations of Friendship and Philosophy

Jacques Derrida

Abstract

For Strasbourg: Conversations of Friendship and Philosophy consists of four essays and interviews by French philosopher and literary theorist Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) about the city of Strasbourg and the philosophical friendships he developed there over a forty year period. Written just months before his death, the opening essay of the collection, “The place name(s): Strasbourg,” recounts in great detail, and often in very moving terms, Derrida's deep attachment to this French city on the border between France and Germany. More than just a personal narrative, however, it is a profound inter ... More

Keywords: Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy, Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Friendship, Death, Afterlife, Strasbourg, Politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780823256488
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823256488.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacques Derrida, author