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Gilles Deleuze and Jacques Derrida are the 2 top philosophers of French post-structuralism. either theorists were commonly studied yet little or no has been performed to envision the relation among them. among Deleuze and Derrida is the 1st e-book to discover and compares their paintings. this is often performed through a few key topics, together with the philosophy of distinction, language, reminiscence, time, occasion, and love, in addition to touching on those subject matters to their respective ways to Philosophy, Literature, Politics and arithmetic.

Contributors: Eric Alliez, Branka Arsic, Gregg Lambert, Leonard Lawlor, Alphonso Lingis, Tamsin Lorraine, Jeff Nealon, Paul Patton, Arkady Plotnitsky, John Protevi, Daniel W. Smith

“"a interesting examine of the similarities and variations among the 2 philosophers and particularly the moral and political threads underlying their connection. "-Critical Horizons, September 2003” –

“"...this is a superb booklet, and it's going to be of substantial worth to biblical students, in addition to to theologians, philosophers of faith, and ethicists, and someone else attracted to both Deleuze or Derrida." -The Bible and demanding concept, December 2004” –

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It is precisely because justice remains to come that 'justice, insofar as it is not only a juridical or political concept, opens up for Vavenir the transformation, the recasting or refounding of law and polities' (Derrida 1992b, 27). I suggested earlier that what motivates deconstruction in its aporetic analysis of concepts is the relation which emerges in each case to something beyond. Another way of describing the achievement of this form of conceptual analysis is to say that it invents, in a variety of specific vocabularies tailored to fit the needs of a particular occasion, a series of descriptions of this 'beyond'.

Although Alice's marginality as a little girl may give her an advantage in the humorous realm of the event, it will take Hamlet and Nietzsche's notion of the overman to suggest some answers to the question of how one can live an impossible time that ruptures all chronology as a subject of the realm of actual states of affairs as well as the realm of incorporeal becoming. In Wonderland the temporality of good sense and the personal identity of common sense are broken, but rather than schizophrenia or psychosis, the humorous result reveals the surface effects of a sense upon which both good sense and common sense are predicated.

Caputo points out that this experience of the impossible is not experience in the 'traditional, dusty phenomenological sense' where this means to perceive what appears or presents itself, but rather experience in a deconstructive sense in which 28 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Paul Patton 'experience' means running up against the limits of the unpresentable and unrepresentable (Caputo 1997, 33). Derrida also argues, in accordance with Deleuze and Guattari's account of the nature of concepts and his own logic of iterability, that forgiveness is a complex and open-ended concept.

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