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Derrida and Africa : Jacques Derrida as a figure for African Thought

Author: Grant Farred; Jean-Paul Martinon
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2020. ©2020.
Series: African philosophy (Lanham, Md.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking up Jacques Derrida as a figure of thought in relation to Africa, this edited collection poses the questions: What is Derrida to Africa? And, its corollary, what is Africa to Derrida?

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Jacques Derrida; Jacques Derrida
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Farred; Jean-Paul Martinon
ISBN: 9781498581905 1498581900
OCLC Number: 1125110860
Description: 1 online resource (136 pages)
Contents: ContentsIntroduction: Africa, Still RemainsGrant Farred1.The Place That Is Not Here: Derrida's Africa and the Haunting of PlaceBruce B. Janz 2.Deconstruction as Diaspora: On Derrida, Africa, and Identity's DeferralJohn E. Drabinski3.Jacques Derrida: Figure of Maternal ThoughtNicolette Bragg 4.Setting, an Example: Derrida's South Africa (and Ours)Jan Steyn 5.Jacques Derrida as an African Philosopher: Some considerations from Francophone African PhilosophyKasareka Kavwahirehi Afterword: Respect for Derrida in/and AfricaJean-Paul MartinonAbout the EditorAbout the Contributors
Series Title: African philosophy (Lanham, Md.)
Responsibility: edited by Grant Farred ; afterword by Jean-Paul Martinon.

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A brilliant, dazzling, differing, and deferring attempt to grasp and at the same time not to grasp Derrida in/and Africa. This work is a very Derridean specter that is haunted by the goal it Read more...

 
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