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The Gift of Death - Derrida, Jacques, Professor, and Wills, David, Dr. (Translated by)
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While continuing to explore questions introduced in "Given Time" such as the possibility, or impossibility, of giving and the economic and anthropological nature of gifts, this work focuses on the notion of responsibility and the ultimate gifts of life and death. Jacques Derrida divides the book into four parts, which deal respectively with: the development of the notion of responsibility in the Platonic and Christian traditions; the relation between sacrifice and mortality; the contemporary meaning of the story of Abraham ...

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

ISBN-13: 9780226143064

2nd edition

Trade paperback

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

ISBN-13: 9780226143057

2nd edition