Freud and the Scene of Writing 8. Since his death two biographies have appeared Powell and Peeters Cogito and the History of Madness 3. In analyzing the contradictions inherent in this program, Derrida foes on to develop new ways of thinking, reading, and writing,—new ways based on the most complete and rigorous understanding of the old ways.
Machine-like repeatability and irreplaceable singularity, for Derrida, are like two forces that attract one another across a limit that is indeterminate and divisible.
This generation will remain pure. Either it has not followed a rule, hence it is unjust; or it has followed a rule, which has no foundation, which makes it again unjust; or if it did follow a rule, it was calculated and again unjust since it did not respect the singularity of the case.
The title is untranslatable. What is happening right now is a kind of event, different from every other now I have ever experienced. In the early 60s, Derrida reads Heidegger and Levinas carefully.
There is apparently no moment during which a decision could be called presently and fully just. The violent re-institution of the law means that justice is impossible. As is well known, Derrida focuses on the status of retention in Voice and Phenomenon.
I read it last summer, should return to it again, and would be the one I am most interested in disseminating. This structure has the consequence of there being no secret as such. There always seems to be factual conditions. But what do we do when faced and repeatedly threatened by this spectacle which comes under the proper name of Derrida?
As I said, Derrida always uses the basic argumentation that we have laid out against the idea of the worst; today the tendency towards the worst is greater than ever.
We might however say more, we might even say that I am too weak for this speaking of the secret to myself not to happen.
Until relatively recently, Jacques Derrida was seen by many as nothing more than the high priest of Deconstruction, by turns stimulating and fascinating, yet always somewhat disengaged from the central political questions of our time.
In other words, the taste for purity in Derrida is a taste for impropriety and therefore impurity. I see myself over there in the mirror and yet, that self over there is other than me; so, I am not able to see myself as such.
In deconstruction however, we reverse this, making appearance more valuable than essence. I must be distanced from myself so that I am able to be both seer and seen. As its name suggests, this group investigated how philosophy is taught in the high schools and universities in France.
To be more suicidal is to kill oneself more. The Theater of Cruelty and the Closure of Representation 9. Thus a decision aiming at justice a free decision is both regulated and unregulated. But the structure, for Derrida, can always happen as an event.
The very problematic of using the only language available to us to question the very thing which we are employing to question it. Jacques Derrida, Writing and Difference, trans. Among all the others we must decide, we must assign them papers, which means that there is always, still, necessarily violence at the borders.
The moment of decision itself remains a finite moment of urgency and precipitation.
So, in Platonism, essence is more valuable than appearance. But now what is at issue is the history of justice.Positions is a collection of three interviews with Jacques Derrida that illuminate and make more accessible the complex concepts and terms treated extensively in such works as Writing and Difference and Dissemination.
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Jacques Derrida is a professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris and the author of numerous books. Among them, Of Spirit, The Truth in Painting, The Post Card, and Writing and Difference are publsihed by the University of Chicago Press.
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