derrida and the inheritance of democracy

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Derrida And The Inheritance Of Democracy

Author : Samir Haddad
ISBN : 9780253008435
Genre : Philosophy
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Derrida and the Inheritance of Democracy provides a theoretically rich and accessible account of Derrida's political philosophy. Demonstrating the key role inheritance plays in Derrida’s thinking, Samir Haddad develops a general theory of inheritance and shows how it is essential to democratic action. He transforms Derrida’s well-known idea of "democracy to come" into active engagement with democratic traditions. Haddad focuses on issues such as hospitality, justice, normativity, violence, friendship, birth, and the nature of democracy as he reads these deeply political writings.

Derrida S Voice And Phenomenon

Author : Vernon W. Cisney
ISBN : 9780748695645
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Published in 1967, Voice and Phenomenon marked a crucial turning point in Derrida's thinking: the culmination of a 15-year-long engagement with the phenomenological tradition. It also introduced the concepts and themes that would become deconstruction. Voice and Phenomenon is a short book, but it can be an overwhelming text, particularly for inexperienced readers of Derrida's work. This is the first guide to clearly explain the structure of his argument, step by step.

Aversive Democracy

Author : Aletta J. Norval
ISBN : 9780521878425
Genre : Philosophy
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A fresh insight into the complexities of democratic life and the emergence of new political claims.

Thinking Radical Democracy

Author : Martin Breaugh
ISBN : 9781442650046
Genre : History
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Thinking Radical Democracy is an introduction to nine key political thinkers who contributed to the emergence of radical democratic thought in post-war French political theory: Hannah Arendt, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Pierre Clastres, Claude Lefort, Cornelius Castoriadis, Guy Debord, Jacques Rancière, Étienne Balibar, and Miguel Abensour. The essays in this collection connect these writers through their shared contribution to the idea that division and difference in politics can be perceived as productive, creative, and fundamentally democratic. The questions they raise regarding equality and emancipation in a democratic society will be of interest to those studying social and political thought or democratic activist movements like the Occupy movements and Idle No More.

Democracy And Justice

Author : Agnes Czajka
ISBN : 1138910643
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Philosophy and politics and theory and practice are neither separate nor separable for Derrida. The relationship between democracy and justice seems of unquestionable importance, with democracy and justice held in tension by deconstruction. This book explores the possibilities offered by Derrida's work on democracy, in particular his reflections on the autoimmunity and aporetic structure of democracy for interpreting contemporary struggles over democracy in Turkey. If recent political upheavals in Turkey were as much about democracy as they were about justice, then a consideration of the aporias of Turkish democracy sheds light on the relationship between Derrida's thought on democracy and justice. Rather than weighing in on the question of whether Derrida makes a normative argument for democracy, Agnes Czajka offers her own, qualified endorsement of a 'just democracy', grounded in the possibilities opened up by reading Derrida's work on democracy together with his work on justice. It posits that one way of imagining democracy-to-come might be to imagine it as a 'just democracy', or one poised at the intersection of the aporia of democracy and the (non)imperative to justice. Returning to the particular context of contemporary struggles over democracy in Turkey, she also explores what such comportment toward a just democracy (or a justice of/in democracy) might look like in the context of that 'particular' democracy.

Specters Of Marx

Author : Jacques Derrida
ISBN : 0415910455
Genre : Philosophy
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This major new book from a renowned French philosopher represents his first important statement on Marx. Within the context of a critique of the new dogmatism and "new world order" that have proclaimed the death of Marxism, Derrida explores the seemingly haunted language used in Marx's The Manifesto of the Communist Party.

Promise Of Memory The

Author : Matthias Fritsch
ISBN : 0791482782
Genre : Philosophy
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Argues for a closer connection between memories of injustice and promises of justice as a means to overcome violence.

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