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Derrida negotiating the legacy

Madeleine Fagan


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  • Title:
    Derrida negotiating the legacy
  • Author: Madeleine Fagan
  • Description: Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Inheriting Deconstruction, Surviving Derrida; The Unease of Inheriting; The gift of inheritance; Deconstruction as inheritance; Politics of Surviving; With one who is not present; Where there is one, there is always more than one; In the Spirit of Negotiation; Notes; I - Future of Deconstruction; 1 - Analytic Philosophy in Another Key: Derrida on Language, Truth and Logic; Introduction; Notes; 2 - The Future of Critical Philosophy and World Politics; Introduction
    Contemporary Critical Philosophy and The Recent Rapprochement Between Habermas and DerridaOur Historical Actuality, its Challenge, and the End of the Post-modern; Deconstruction, Post-Kantian Modernity and Derrida's Response to World Politics; Derrida's Hesitation and the Development of Sovereignty; Priorities and Projects; Philosophically; Politically; Disciplinarily; Conclusion; Notes; 3 - Derrida's Rogues: Islam and the Futures of Deconstruction; Monstrous Democracy; Algerian Deconstruction; Islam and the Future; Notes; 4 - Force [of] Transformation; The Messianic; Political theology
    The Aporia of JusticeNotes; II - Interrupting the Same; 5 - Derrida's Memory, War and the Politics of Ethics; The 'War on Terror' and Second World War Memories; Politics of Memory: Critical Objections; Derrida's Memory; Memory, War and the Politics of Ethics; Conclusion; Notes; 6 - The (International) Politics of Friendship: Exemplar, Exemplarity, Exclusion; Introduction; Jacques Derrida; Samuel Huntington; Kenneth Waltz; Francis Fukuyama; Supplement: By Way of Conclusion; Notes; 7 - Ethical Assassination? Negotiating the (Ir)responsible Decision
    Calculating the Incalculable: Avoidance of the WorstNegotiation and its Implications; Avoiding assurance; Negotiating the non-negotiable; Retaining risk; Inventing the (im)possible; The (un)ethical and the (ir)responsible; Conclusion: Negotiating Assassination; Notes; 8 - Exploiting the Ambivalence of a Crisis: A Practitioner reads 'Diversity Training' through Homi Bhabha; Introduction; Post-colonial Theory and the Legacy of Derrida; The Conscious Exploitation of Ambivalence - Reading Diversity Training through Homi Bhabha; Conclusion; Notes; III - Following/Breaking
    9 - Sartre and Derrida: The Promises of the SubjectNotes; 10 - What It Is To Be Many: Subjecthood, Responsibility and Sacrifice in Derrida and Nancy; Introduction; Salgado's children; Portraits; Children in Cambodia's S-21 Prison; Obligation and Response; Mug Shots; Cambodia Exhibition 'Messengers'; Thinking Singular Plural; Singularity; Singular plurality; Responsibility; Conclusion; Notes; 11 - 'Derrida's Theatre of Survival: Fragmentation, Death and Legacy'; A Legacy of Fragments; 'As if I were two': Derrida and Other Spectres; Notes; 12 - Derrida vs Habermas Revisited
    Introduction: Let's Have a 'Discussion'!
    Explores the implications of Derrida's death for the future of critical thought itself; includes chapters which engage with contemporary themes within Politics and International Studies, Philosophy, Literary Studies and Postcolonial Studies.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (257 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-7486-3103-8;ISBN 1-280-83405-6;ISBN 9786610834051
  • Subjects: Derrida, Jacques; Philosophy, French -- 20th century; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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