Summary: ''I shall speak of ghost, of flame, and of ashes.'' These are the first words of Jacques Derrida's lecture on Heidegger. It is again a question of Nazism--of what remains to be thought through of Nazism in general and of Heidegger's Nazism in particular. It is also ''politics of spirit'' which at the time people thought--they still want to today--to oppose to the inhuman. ''Derrida's ruminations should intrigue anyone interested in Post-Structuralism. . . . . This study of Heidegger ...show moreis a fine example of how Derrida can make readers of philosophical texts notice difficult problems in almost imperceptible details of those texts.''--David Hoy, London Review of Books ''Will a more important book on Heidegger appear in our time? No, not unless Derrida continues to think and write in his spirit. . . . Let there be no mistake: this is not merely a brilliant book on Heidegger, it is thinking in the grand style.''--David Farrell Krell, Research in Phenomenology ''The analysis of Heidegger is brilliant, provocative, elusive.''--Peter C. Hodgson, Religious Studies Review ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 89
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