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Derrida and the Concept of Metaphysics

Derrida and the Concept of Metaphysics 113 Derrida and the Concept of Metaphysics IRENE E. HARVEY Pennsylvania State University I am attempting to stay at the limit of philosophic discourse. I say limit and not death because I do not believe at all in what ' is currently called the death of philosophy (nor in whatever that would be, the book, man, or God; especially since, as each of us knows, death entails a very specific effect).' Jacques Derrida May 1972 1. Prelude: A Question for Socrates Parmenides: "Suppose for instance one of us is master or slave of another; he is not of course, the slave of master itself, the essential master, nor, if he is master, is he master of slave itself, the essential slave, but being a man, is master of another man, whereas mastery itself is what it is (master- . ship) of slavery itself, and slavery itself is slavery to mastery itself. The significance of things in our world is . not with reference to things in that other world, nor have these their significance with reference to us, but as I say, ' the things in that world are what they are with reference to . one another, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research in Phenomenology Brill

Derrida and the Concept of Metaphysics

Research in Phenomenology , Volume 13 (1): 113 – Jan 1, 1983

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© 1983 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0085-5553
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113 Derrida and the Concept of Metaphysics IRENE E. HARVEY Pennsylvania State University I am attempting to stay at the limit of philosophic discourse. I say limit and not death because I do not believe at all in what ' is currently called the death of philosophy (nor in whatever that would be, the book, man, or God; especially since, as each of us knows, death entails a very specific effect).' Jacques Derrida May 1972 1. Prelude: A Question for Socrates Parmenides: "Suppose for instance one of us is master or slave of another; he is not of course, the slave of master itself, the essential master, nor, if he is master, is he master of slave itself, the essential slave, but being a man, is master of another man, whereas mastery itself is what it is (master- . ship) of slavery itself, and slavery itself is slavery to mastery itself. The significance of things in our world is . not with reference to things in that other world, nor have these their significance with reference to us, but as I say, ' the things in that world are what they are with reference to . one another,

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Research in PhenomenologyBrill

Published: Jan 1, 1983

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