Derrida and Legal Philosophy

Derrida and Legal Philosophy

by Peter Goodrich
     
 
From early in his career Jacques Derrida was intrigued by law. Over time, this fascination with law grew more manifest and he published a number of highly influential analyses of ethics, justice, violence and law. This book brings together leading scholars in a variety of disciplines to assess Derrida's importance for and impact upon legal studies.

Overview

From early in his career Jacques Derrida was intrigued by law. Over time, this fascination with law grew more manifest and he published a number of highly influential analyses of ethics, justice, violence and law. This book brings together leading scholars in a variety of disciplines to assess Derrida's importance for and impact upon legal studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230573611
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/02/2008
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
257
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

FRIEDRICH BALKE teaches Philosophy and German Literature, University of Cologne and Bochum, Germany
SIMON CRITCHLEY is Professor of Philosophy, the New School University, New York, USA
ADAM GEAREY is Reader in Law, Birkbeck Law School, University of London, UK
PETRA GEHRING is University Professor for Theoretical Philosophy, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
DUNCAN KENNEDY is Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School, USA
PETER KRAPP is Associate Professor of Film& Media Studies, and Director of the Doctoral Program in Visual Studies, University of California Irvine, USA
PIERRE LEGRAND is Professor of Law at University of Paris 1, France
ANNE ORFORD is Professor of Law at University of Melbourne, Australia
AVITAL RONELL is Professor of German and Comparative Literature, as well as being Director of the Center for Trauma and Violence Transdisciplinary Studies at New York University, USA
ADAM THURSCHWELL teaches at Cleveland Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ELISABETH WEBER teaches German and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

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