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This is not sufficient : an essay on animality and human nature in Derrida

Author: Leonard Lawlor
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Derrida wrote extensively on "the question of the animal." In particular, he challenged Heidegger's, Husserl's, and other philosophers' work on the subject, questioning their phenomenological criteria for distinguishing humans from animals. Examining a range of Derrida's writings, including his most recent L'animal que donc je suis, as well as Aporias, Of Spirit, Rams, and Rogues, Leonard Lawlor reconstructs a  Read more...
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Named Person: Jacques Derrida; Jacques Derrida; Jacques Derrida; Jacques Derrida
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Lawlor
ISBN: 9780231143127 0231143125 9780231512718 0231512716
OCLC Number: 128237332
Description: xvi, 171 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
War and scapegoats --
Animals have no hand --
A more sufficient response? --
Conclusion : The generation of the incorruptibles.
Responsibility: Leonard Lawlor.
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Derrida wrote extensively on "the question of the animal." Examining a range of Derrida's writings, this title reconstructs a portrait of Derrida's views on animality and their intimate connection to  Read more...

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This book is a crucial opening to the discussion of animality from within a deconstructionist perspective... Recommended. CHOICE 5/1/08 A succinct and remarkable book on the late Jacques Derrida's Read more...

 
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