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Derrida's SecretPerjury, Testimony, Oath$
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Charles Barbour

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781474424998

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424998.001.0001

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Under Oath: Secrecy, Perjury and the Social Bond

Under Oath: Secrecy, Perjury and the Social Bond

(p.38) 1 Under Oath: Secrecy, Perjury and the Social Bond
Derrida's Secret

Charles Barbour

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter argues that secrecy is a condition of the social bond. It develops a close reading of Derrida’s later engagements with Levinas and Lacan in particular, as well as an extended consideration of Simmel’s treatments of secrecy and society.

Keywords:   Derrida, Secrecy, Perjury, Society, Simmel, Lacan

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