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The Ethics of Deconstruction: Derrida and Levinas
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Edinburgh Univ Pr
Publication date September 1, 2000
Pages 293
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780748612178
ISBN-10 0748612173
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.50 by 9 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
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Published in Great Britain
Original list price $25.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: It is now widely accepted that The Ethics of Deconstruction was the first book to argue for the ethical turn in Derrida's work and to show as powerfully as possible how deconstruction has persuasive ethical consequences that were vital to our thinking through of questions of politics and democracy. Now reissued with three new appendices which restate as well as reflect upon and deepen the book's arguments, The Ethics of Deconstruction is undoubtedly the standard work in the field.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780631177852 Book cover for 9780748689316
 
3 edition from Edinburgh Univ Pr (April 30, 2014)
9780748689316 | details & prices | 324 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $120.00
About: The Ethics of Deconstruction, Simon Critchley's first book, was originally published to great acclaim in 1992.
from Blackwell Pub (September 1, 1992)
9780631177852 | details & prices | List price $44.95
About: In opposition to the polemics claiming that the work of Jacques Derrida is a species of nihilistic textual free play that suspends all questions of value and is therefore immoral and politically pernicious, this book argues that Derridian deconstruction can and indeed should be understood as an ethical demand, provided that ethics is understood in the particular and radical sense given to it in the work of Emmanuel Levinas.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780748612178 Book cover for 9780748689323 Book cover for 9781557531902
 
3 edition from Edinburgh Univ Pr (April 30, 2014)
9780748689323 | details & prices | 324 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $34.95
About: The Ethics of Deconstruction, Simon Critchley's first book, was originally published to great acclaim in 1992.
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2 edition from Edinburgh Univ Pr (September 1, 2000)
9780748612178 | details & prices | 293 pages | 6.50 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $25.00
About: It is now widely accepted that The Ethics of Deconstruction was the first book to argue for the ethical turn in Derrida's work and to show as powerfully as possible how deconstruction has persuasive ethical consequences that were vital to our thinking through of questions of politics and democracy.
2 sub edition from Purdue Univ Pr (September 1, 1999)
9781557531902 | details & prices | 293 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $31.95
About: It is now widely accepted that The Ethics of Deconstruction was the first book to argue for the ethical turn in Derrida's work.
from Blackwell Pub (September 1, 1992)
9780631177869 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $22.95
About: In opposition to the polemics claiming that the work of Jacques Derrida is a species of nihilistic textual free play that suspends all questions of value and is therefore immoral and politically pernicious, this book argues that Derridian deconstruction can and indeed should be understood as an ethical demand, provided that ethics is understood in the particular and radical sense given to it in the work of Emmanuel Levinas.

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