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Apparitions—Of Derrida's Other
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Apparitions—Of Derrida's Other

Kas Saghafi

Abstract

The chapters of this book revolve around the notion of the other in Jacques Derrida's work. How does Derrida write of and on the other? Arguing that Derrida offers the most attentive and responsible thinking about “the undeniable experience of the alterity of the other”, this book examines exemplary instances of the relation to the other, e.g. the relation of Moses to God, Derrida's friendship with Jean-Luc Nancy, and Derrida's relation to a recently departed actress caught on video, to demonstrate how Derrida forces us to reconceive who or what ... More

Keywords: other, Jacques Derrida, relation, Moses, God, otherness, Husserl, Levinas, Barthes, Blanchot

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780823231621
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823231621.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kas Saghafi, author
Department of Philosophy, University of Memphis

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