The Rigor of a Certain Inhumanity
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The Rigor of a Certain Inhumanity : Toward a Wider Suffrage

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Focusing on the idea of universal suffrage, John Llewelyn accepts the challenge of Derrida's later thought to renew his focus on the ethical, political, and religious dimensions of what makes us uniquely human. Llewelyn builds this concern on issues of representation, language, meaning, and logic with reflections on the phenomenological figures who informed Derrida's concept of deconstruction. By entering into dialogue with these philosophical traditions, Llewelyn demonstrates the range and depth of his own original thinking. The Rigor of a Certain Inhumanity is a rich and passionate, playful and perceptive work of philosophical analysis.show more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 453.59g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253005795
  • 9780253005793
  • 2,036,970

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"Through unorthodox and innovative readings of Husserl, Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Levinas, and Derrida, Llewelyn in able to configure a new geography of thought." -Francois Raffoul, Louisiana State Universityshow more

About John Llewelyn

John Llewelyn, former Reader in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh, is author of several books, including Appositions of Jacques Derrida and Emmanuel Levinas (IUP, 2002), Seeing Through God (IUP, 2004), and Margins of Religion (IUP, 2009)show more

Table of contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroductionPart 1. Phenomenology of Language 1. Ideologies 2. Worldviews 3. The Experience of Language 4. Phenomenology as Rigorous Science 5. Pure Grammar 6. Meanings and TranslationsRe-introductionPart 2. Table Talk 7. Approaches to Quasi-theology via Appresentation 8. Who Is My Neighbor? 9. Who or What or Whot 10. Ecosophy, Sophophily, and Philotheria 11. Barbarism, Humanism, and Democratic Ecology 12. Where to Cut: Boucherie and Delikatessen 13. Passover 14. The Rigor of a Certain InhumanityNotesIndexshow more

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