Ethics, Institutions, and the Right to Philosophy

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Ethics, Institutions, and the Right to Philosophy is a 2002 English book edited by Peter Pericles Trifonas which contains a lecture and a roundtable discussion by French philosopher Jacques Derrida, and a 50 pages essay by Trifonas himself. Derrida's lecture is titled, The Right to Philosophy from the Cosmopolitical Point of View.

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Contents

The first chapter is the lecture "The Right to Philosophy from the Cosmopolitical Point of View", held in 1991 by French philosopher Jacques Derrida at UNESCO.[1] The second chapter of the book is a roundtable discussion in which Derrida responded to other philosophers' questions about the lecture of first chapter; participants at the roundtable were Hazard Adams, Ernst Behler, Hendrick Birus, Wolfgang Iser, Murray Krieger, J. Hillis Miller, K. Ludwig Pfeiffer, Bill Readings, Ching-hsien Wang, and Pauline Yu; the roundtable was held in 1994 and published by journal Surfaces.[2] The third and final chapter is an essay on Derrida by Trifonas. Derrida's lecture takes 18 pages, the roundtable discussion 38 pages, and Trifonas' essay 50 pages.

Notes and references

  1. ^ UNESDOC: Le Droit à la philosophie du point de vue cosmopolitique
  2. ^ Jacques Derrida Of the Humanities and Philosophical Disciplines Surfaces Vol. VI.108 (v.1.0A - 16/08/1996) - ISSN 1188-2492
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