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ERIC Number: ED422198
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Mar
Pages: 35
Abstractor: N/A
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Education as the Possibility of Justice: Jacques Derrida.
Biesta, Gert J. J.
This paper is an analysis of the ongoing work of philosopher Jacques Derrida and the immense body of work associated with him. Derrida's copious work is difficult to categorize since Derrida challenges the very concept that meaning can be grasped in its original moment or that meaning can be represented in the form of some proper, self-identical concept. Derrida's "deconstruction" requires reading, writing, and translating Derrida, an impossibility the author maintains cannot be done because translation involves transformation and the originality of the original only comes into view after it has been translated. The sections of the paper include: (1) "Preface: Reading Derrida, Writing after Derrida"; (2) "Curriculum Vitae"; (3) "(No) Philosophy"; (4) "The Myth of the Origin"; (5)"The Presence of the Voice"; (6) "The Ubiquity of Writing"; (7) "Difference and 'Differance'"; (8) "Deconstruction and the Other"; (9) "Education"; (10) "Education beyond Representation: Gregory Ulmer's 'Post(e)-pedagogy'"; and (11) "Afterword: Education as the Possibility of Justice." (EH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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