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The Gift of Death - Derrida, Jacques, Professor, and Wills, David, Dr. (Translated by)
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This text examines Jacques Derrida's consideration of religion. While continuing to explore questions introduced in "Given Time" such as the possibility, or impossibility, of giving and the economic/anthropological nature of gifts, Derrida turns to the notion of responsibility and the ultimate gifts of life and death. Derrida divides the book into four parts, which deal with: the development of the notion of responsibility in the Platonic and Christian traditions; the relation between sacrifice and mortality; the ...

The Gift of Death 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226143064

2nd edition

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The Gift of Death 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226143057

2nd edition