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A Last Call for “Europe”

Michael Naas

in Derrida From Now On

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780823229581
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235162 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823229581.003.0005

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

A Last Call for             “Europe”

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This chapter focuses on some of Derrida's works: The Other Heading, Rogues, and A Europe of Hope. These works reveal what Derrida thinks about Europe (beyond geographical designation and current political incarnation), its unique “promise” to non-Europeans and the world, and the best hope that people have for developing and transforming international law and institutions.

Keywords: Jacques Derrida; Europe; international laws; international institutions

Chapter.  6622 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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