Dialectic of nihilism : post-structuralism and law (Book, 1984) [WorldCat.org]
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Dialectic of nihilism : post-structuralism and law

Author: Gillian Rose
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York, NY : Basil Blackwell, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book fundamentally challenges the radical credentials of posts-structuralism. Though Derrida, Foucault and Deleuze claim to have 'deconstructed' metaphysics, their work has much in common with previous attempts to 'end' the metaphysical tradition, from Kant to Nietzsche and Heidegger, and by sociology in general. Gillian Rose shows that this anti-metaphysical writing always appears in historically specific  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Rose
ISBN: 0631131914 9780631131915 0631137084 9780631137085
OCLC Number: 10996298
Description: 232 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Legalism without law --
Part One: Natural law and repetition --
From metaphysics to jurisprudence --
Law and the categories --
Time or history? --
Self-perficient nihilism --
Natural law and repitition --
Part Two: Legalism and nihilism --
The new Bergsonism: Deleuze --
Structuralism and law: Saussure and Levi-Strauss --
Law and writing: Derrida --
Legalism and power: Foucault --
Conclusion: Dialectic of nihilism.
Responsibility: Gillian Rose.

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This book fundamentally challenges the radical credentials of post--structuralism. Though Derrida, Foucault and Deleuze claim to have a deconstructeda metaphysics, their work has much in common with  Read more...

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