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Eco-deconstruction : Derrida and environmental philosophy

Author: Matthias Fritsch; Philippe Lynes; David Wood
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Groundworks (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Eco-Deconstruction marks a new approach to the degradation of the natural environment, including habitat loss, species extinction, and climate change. While the work of French philosopher Jacques Derrida (1930–2004), with its relentless interrogation of the anthropocentric metaphysics of presence, has already proven highly influential in posthumanism and animal studies, the present volume, drawing on published and  Read more...
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Named Person: Jacques Derrida; Jacques Derrida
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthias Fritsch; Philippe Lynes; David Wood
ISBN: 9780823279500 0823279502 9780823279517 0823279510
OCLC Number: 1002297328
Description: xii, 371 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Mattias Fritsch, Philippe Lynes, and David Wood --
Part I. Diagnosing the present. The eleventh plague : thinking ecologically after Derrida / David Wood --
Thinking after the world : deconstruction and last things / Ted Toadvine --
Scale as a force of deconstruction / Timothy Clark --
Part II. Ecologies. The posthuman promise of the earth / Philippe Lynes --
Un/limited ecologies / Vicki Kirby --
Ecology as event / Michael Marder --
Writing home : eco-choro-spectrography / John Llewelyn --
Part III. Nuclear and other biodegradabilities. E-phemera : of deconstruction, biodegradability, and nuclear war / Michael Naas --
Troubling time/s and ecologies of nothingness : re-turning, re-membering, and facing the incalculable / Karen Barad --
Responsibility and the non(bio)degradable / Michael Peterson --
Extinguishing ability : how we became postextinction persons / Claire Colebrook --
Part IV. Environmental ethics. An eco-deconstructive account of the emergence of normativity in "nature" / Matthias Fritsch --
Opening ethics onto the other shore of another heading / Dawne McCance --
Wallace Stevens's birds, or, Derrida and ecological poetics / Cary Wolfe --
Earth : love it or leave it? / Kelly Oliver.
Series Title: Groundworks (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Matthias Fritsch, Philippe Lynes, and David Wood, editors.

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A collection bringing together a wide-varietyof world-renowned scholars on the import of Derrida's philosophy with respectto the current environmental crisis, our ecological relationships to  Read more...

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"Ecology, in its semantic disposition, relates the oikos to the logos, two concepts that Derrida never stopped analyzing. Eco-Deconstruction affirms that in rich, diverse, and inventive ways, and Read more...

 
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