Deconstruction and the ethical turn by Peter Nicholas Baker

By Peter Nicholas Baker

    Deconstruction and the moral flip demonstrates the ongoing value of deconstruction and different comparable activities for present literary idea, insisting at the seriousness of the deconstructive company, its philosophical heritage, and its attainable usefulness for negotiating the political terrain of the postmodern college.  

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95 subject : Deconstruction. Page iii Deconstruction and the Ethical Turn Peter Baker University Press of Florida Gainesville/Tallahassee/Tampa/Boca Raton Pensacola/Orlando/Miami/Jacksonville Page iv Disclaimer: This book contains characters with diacritics. gif), netLibrary will represent them as they appear in the original text, and most computers will be able to show the full characters correctly. In order to keep the text searchable and readable on most computers, characters with diacritics that are not part of the ISO 8859-1 list will be represented without their diacritical marks.

Outside of this framework, which is where Derrida clearly sees himself as operating and as much as anything else is what Scholes disputes, the term nihilist means strictly nothing. 4 Scholes is simply mistaken to argue that Derrida wants to claim that little "Brad" doesn't exist, or for that matter that little "Jean" doesn't exist. 5 In fact, from my point of view, Derrida's philosophy, far from being nihilist, gives much more direct access to the very real areas of experience that Scholes's empiricism causes him to elide.

University Press of Florida 15 Northwest 15th Street Gainesville, FL 32611 Page v To Debbie Page vii Contents Preface ix Introduction 1 1. The Ethical Subject of Discourse 11 2. Lacan as a Reader of Merleau-Ponty 34 3. Derrida and the Theory of Difference 48 4. Levinas and the Ethics of Exteriority 67 5. The Ethical Feminism of Julia Kristeva 83 6. Deconstruction's "Impossible" Ethics 97 7. " As I discuss more fully in the introduction, this linguistic turn has widely been seen as establishing an attention to the underlying structure of language in any discourse of the human sciences.

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