Sovereignties in Question

This book brings together five encounters.

Sovereignties in Question

Author: Jacques Derrida

Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

ISBN: 0823224376

Page: 209

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This book brings together five powerful encounters. Themes central to all of Derrida's writings thread the intense confrontation between the most famous philosopher of our time and the Jewish poet writing in German who, perhaps more powerfully than any other, has testified to the European experience of the twentieth century. They include the date or signature and its singularity; the notion of the trace; temporal structures of futurity and the to come"; the multiplicity of language and questions of translation; such speech acts as testimony and promising, but also lying and perjury; the possibility of the impossible; and, above all, the question of the poem as addressed and destined beyond knowledge, seeking to speak to and for the irreducibly other. The memory of encounters with thinkers who have also engaged Celan's work animates these writings, which include a brilliant dialogue between two interpretative modes - hermeneutics and deconstruction. Derrida's approach toa poem is a revelation on many levels, from the most concrete ways of reading - for example, his analysis of a sequence of personal pronouns - to the most sweeping imperatives of human existence (and Derrida's writings are always a study in the imbrication of such levels). Above all, he voices the call to responsibility in the ultimate line of Celan's poem: "The world is gone, I must carry you," which sounds throughout the book's final essay like a refrain. Only two of the texts in this volume do not appear here in English for the first time. Of these, Schibboleth has been entirely retranslated and has been set following Derrida's own instructions for publication in French; "A Self-Unsealing Poetic Text" was substantially rewritten by Derrida himself and basically appears here as the translation of a new text."

Subjectivity of Diff rance

Levinas , Totality and Infinity , 34 . 67. Levinas , Otherwise Than Being , 117 . 68.
Levinas , Totality and Infinity , 291 . 69. Levinas , Otherwise Than Being , 116 . 70
. Jacques Derrida , Sovereignties in Question : The Poetics of Paul Celan , ed .

Subjectivity of Diff  rance

Author: Heecheon Jeon

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

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Page: 182

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In Subjectivity of 'Différance', Heecheon Jeon carefully explores the question of living well together in the midst of myriad differences and otherness in our living world. Living well together is not a concept void of naïve togetherness of various subjectivities, but rather the disclosure of the repressive subjectivity to welcome «strangers to ourselves» by sacrificing the very subjectivity. To this end, Jeon not only delves into the deconstruction of subjectivity, but also searches for poietic possibilities of subjectivity without the subject for living well together in Jacques Derrida, Martin Heidegger, Emmanuel Levinas, and Alain Badiou: ethical responsibility, political enunciation, cultural supplementarity, and theological imagination. Beyond the deconstructive critique of metaphysical subjectivity, the possibility of subjectivity without the subject must be investigated in terms of multifaceted aspects of our living together: subjectum, Deus, and communitas. Jeon insists that deconstruction radically commands us to say salut! to the Other at the brink of a democracy to come.

Proposed Reduction of the Military Establishment Sea coast Fortifications and National Founderies and Arsenals

Question . Would you punish them as ordinary offenders of the law ? Answer .
Yes . These little reservations are now independent sovereignties . Question . Do
you think they would surrender their criminals without trouble ? A. Yes . I have no
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Proposed Reduction of the Military Establishment  Sea coast Fortifications  and National Founderies and Arsenals

Author: United States. Military Affairs Committee (House)

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Page: 363

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Essays in Politics Wherein Some of the Political Questions of the Day are Reviewed from a Constitutional and Historical Standpoint

clear , therefore , that there have now arisen two independent sovereignties in
the state — the legal sovereign and the political sovereign . It becomes , therefore
, an important question how far these two sovereignties can be made to work in ...

Essays in Politics  Wherein Some of the Political Questions of the Day are Reviewed from a Constitutional and Historical Standpoint

Author: Clement Boulton Roylance Kent

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Page: 190

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Congressional Serial Set

Question . Would you punish them as ordinary offenders of the law ? Answer ,
Yes . These little reservations are now independeut sovereignties . Question . Do
you think they would surrender their criminals without trouble ? A . Yes . I have no
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Congressional Serial Set

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United States Congressional Serial Set

Question . Would you punish them as ordinary offenders of the law ? Auswer .
Yes . These little reservations are now independeut sovereignties . Question . Do
you think they would surrender their criminals without trouble ? A. Yes . I have no
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For Strasbourg

This moving collection of writings and interviews about his life there opens with “The Place Name(s): Strasbourg,” an essay written just a month before his death which recounts his deep attachment to his adoptive home.

For Strasbourg

Author: Jacques Derrida

Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

ISBN: 0823256510

Page: 105

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The eminent philosopher pays homage to his beloved French city and the philosophical friendships he had there—“an illuminating addition to his legacy” (The Times Literary Supplement). A towering figure in twentieth-century philosophy, Jacques Derrida was born in Algeria, but spent four decades living in the French city of Strasbourg, located on the border between France and Germany. This moving collection of writings and interviews about his life there opens with “The Place Name(s): Strasbourg,” an essay written just a month before his death which recounts his deep attachment to his adoptive home. More than just a personal narrative, however, the essay is a profound interrogation of the relationship between philosophy and place, philosophy and language, and philosophy and friendship. As such, it raises a series of philosophical, political, and ethical questions that might all be placed under the aegis of what Derrida once called “philosophical nationalities and nationalism.” Also included are transcribed conversations between Derrida and his two principal interlocutors in Strasbourg, Jean-Luc Nancy and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe. These interviews are significant for the themes they focus on—from language and politics to friendship and life after death—and for what they reveal about Derrida’s relationships to Nancy and Lacoue-Labarthe. Filled with sharp insights into one another’s work and peppered with personal anecdotes and humor, the interviews bear witness to the long intellectual friendships of these three important thinkers.

Establishing Rules of Interpretation Governing Questions of the Effect of Acts of Congress on State Laws

Cold and technical reasoning in its minute consideration may indeed insist on a
separation of the sovereignties and resistance in each to any cooperation from
the other , but there is opposing demonstration in the fact that this country is one ...

Establishing Rules of Interpretation Governing Questions of the Effect of Acts of Congress on State Laws

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary

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Sovereignties

Moreover , what would answers to these questions mean for how the relation
between the features can be reconceived ? The book seeks to provide a clearer
picture of some of these questions . The concept of sovereignty is characterised
not ...

Sovereignties

Author: Raia Prokhovnik

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

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Page: 264

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Sovereignty is sometimes regarded as a concept with a fixed meaning, as something that can only be kept or lost, and which at the present time is under threat from globalisation, the erosion of the nation state and European integration. Raia Prokhovnik develops a strong argument for sovereignty as a robust concept with many conceptualisations in the past, and capable of further fruitful reconceptualisation in the future. The book explores the history of the concept, contemporary theoretical developments, and current political issues around sovereignty that have crucial practical and institutional implications.

The Railway Gazette

Thus there might be In addition to the question of the control and regulation of
these 48 different sovereignties acting upon the securities of great railway great
public utilities there was entrusted for inquiry the question systems not confined
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The Railway Gazette

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Millard s Review

The SinoJapanese question should be settled between the two nations by the
sovereignties of Japan and China . To bring it to the peace conference is to
violate the sovereignties in question , to borrow , the arguments of Lord Robert . If
he is ...

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China Monthly Review

The SinoJapanese question should be settled between the two nations by the
sovereignties of Japan and China . To bring it to the peace conference is to
violate the sovereignties in question , to borrow the arguments of Lord Robert . If
he is ...

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Vol. 37 includes "Special number on extraterritoriality", issued June 19, 1926.

The Animal that Therefore I Am

The Animal That Therefore I Am is the long-awaited translation of the complete text of Jacques Derrida's ten-hour address to the 1997 Cérisy conference entitled "The Autobiographical Animal," the third of four such colloquia on his work.

The Animal that Therefore I Am

Author: Jacques Derrida

Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

ISBN: 0823227901

Page: 176

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The Animal That Therefore I Am is the long-awaited translation of the complete text of Jacques Derrida's ten-hour address to the 1997 Cérisy conference entitled "The Autobiographical Animal," the third of four such colloquia on his work. The book was assembled posthumously on the basis of two published sections, one written and recorded session, and one informal recorded session. The book is at once an affectionate look back over the multiple roles played by animals in Derrida's work and a profound philosophical investigation and critique of the relegation of animal life that takes place as a result of the distinction--dating from Descartes--between man as thinking animal and every other living species. That starts with the very fact of the line of separation drawn between the human and the millions of other species that are reduced to a single "the animal." Derrida finds that distinction, or versions of it, surfacing in thinkers as far apart as Descartes, Kant, Heidegger, Lacan, and Levinas, and he dedicates extended analyses to the question in the work of each of them. The book's autobiographical theme intersects with its philosophical analysis through the figures of looking and nakedness, staged in terms of Derrida's experience when his cat follows him into the bathroom in the morning. In a classic deconstructive reversal, Derrida asks what this animal sees and thinks when it sees this naked man. Yet the experiences of nakedness and shame also lead all the way back into the mythologies of "man's dominion over the beasts" and trace a history of how man has systematically displaced onto the animal his own failings or bêtises. The Animal That Therefore I Am is at times a militant plea and indictment regarding, especially, the modern industrialized treatment of animals. However, Derrida cannot subscribe to a simplistic version of animal rights that fails to follow through, in all its implications, the questions and definitions of "life" to which he returned in much of his later work.