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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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Being Alone: Death, Solitude and the End of the World

Being Alone: Death, Solitude and the End of the World

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(p.201) 4 Being Alone: Death, Solitude and the End of the World
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Derrida's Secret
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Charles Barbour

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424998.003.0005

This chapter focuses primarily on Derrida’s very late seminars on ‘The Beast and the Sovereign’ and ‘The Death Penalty’. It shows how, for Derrida, the problem of the secret is bound up with that of death, which is an issue that concerned Derrida in all of his work.

Keywords:   Derrida, Celan, Heidegger, Death, Law, Punishment

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