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For Derrida

J. Hillis Miller

Abstract

This book—the culmination of forty years of friendship between the author and Jacques Derrida, during which the author also closely followed all Derrida's writings and seminars—is “for Derrida” in two senses. It is “for him,” dedicated to his memory. The chapters also speak, in acts of reading, as advocates for Derrida's work. They focus especially on Derrida's late work, including passages from the last, as yet unpublished, seminars. The chapters are “partial to Derrida,” on his side, taking his part, gratefully submitting themselves to ... More

Keywords: Jacques Derrida, semantic detail, heterogeneity, justice, transformative interpretation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780823230334
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823230334.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. Hillis Miller, author