Tag: Derrida

May 10, 2013

The Language of Foreignness – Conclusion
Alain Badiou’s mention of philosophy as foreignness is not an unprepared statement. For the thinker, the foreign is truly a character, if not, the main character, the main aspect, of the philosophical approach: “I think it is very important to understand this: genuine philosophical commitment, in situations, creates a foreignness…”

October 1, 2012

When Michel Foucault addresses the question of the author, his horizon is already that of the systems of ideological controls of modern society. In 1969, Foucault presented a lecture entitled “What is an Author?” echoing the postmodern considerations of Barthes’ “Death of the Author”, published two years before…