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The beast and the sovereign

Author: Jacques Derrida; Geoffrey Bennington
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, ©2009.
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When he died in 2004, Jacques Derrida left behind a vast legacy of unpublished material, much of it in the form of written lectures.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 and the Sovereign, Volume 1 launches the series with Derrida's  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Derrida; Geoffrey Bennington
ISBN: 9780226144283 0226144283
OCLC Number: 317068115
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Translation of: Séminaire: la bête et le souverain.
Description: 463 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: First Session: December 12, 2001 --
Second Session: December 19, 2001 --
Third Session: January 16, 2002 --
Fourth Session: January 23, 2002 --
Fifth Session: January 30, 2002 --
Sixth Session: February 6, 2002 --
Seventh Session: February 13, 2002 --
Eighth Session: February 20, 2002 --
Ninth Session: February 27, 2002 --
Tenth Session: March 6, 2002 --
Eleventh Session: March 13, 2002 --
Twelfth Session: March 20, 2002 --
Thirteenth Session: March 27, 2002.
Other Titles: Bête et le souverain.
Responsibility: Jacques Derrida ; translated by Geoffrey Bennington.

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"What Derrida accomplishes in this, his final seminar, is remarkable because it goes to the very heart of his lifelong project of deconstructing the logocentric bias of Western thinking." (Choice) Read more...

 
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