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Viral Politics

Andrew Johnson

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Title: Viral Politics

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

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Paperback. 76 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.2in.Since Jacques Derridas 1989 essay Force of Law: the Mystical Foundations of Authority, Carl Schmitt has been a perennial subject of Derridas political critique. I will argue that Derridas concept of auto-immunity is uniquely applicable to Derridas interpretation of Schmitts political philosophy. Derrida is a philosopher of a thousand faces. Perhaps, his last face was his concept of auto-immunity. Derrida begins to utilize this biological concept as early as the 1990s, but only after the terrorist attacks of September 11th does this concept becomes a predominate schema in which Derrida configures his philosophy. Derridas schema of auto-immunity also has a thousand faces. In many ways, this is the final concept of an illustrious history of prior concepts. Indeed, auto-immunity is deconstruction. As Michael Naas puts it: Undecideability, aporia, antinomy, double bind: autoimmunity is explicitly inscribed in Rogues into a veritable best of collection of Derrideo-phemes or deconstructo-nyms (Naas, p. 29). I will exhibit how this schema uniquely applies to Derridas account of Carl Schmitts political philosophy as early as Force of Law and The Politics of Friendship. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783838393612

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Synopsis: Since Jacques Derrida's 1989 essay "Force of Law: the Mystical Foundations of Authority," Carl Schmitt has been a perennial subject of Derrida's political critique. I will argue that Derrida's concept of auto-immunity is uniquely applicable to Derrida's interpretation of Schmitt's political philosophy. Derrida is a philosopher of a thousand faces. Perhaps, his last face was his concept of auto-immunity. Derrida begins to utilize this biological concept as early as the 1990s, but only after the terrorist attacks of September 11th does this concept becomes a predominate schema in which Derrida configures his philosophy. Derrida's schema of auto-immunity also has a thousand faces. In many ways, this is the final concept of an illustrious history of prior concepts. Indeed, auto-immunity is deconstruction. As Michael Naas puts it: "Undecideability, aporia, antinomy, double bind: autoimmunity is explicitly inscribed in Rogues into a veritable 'best of collection' of Derrideo-phemes or deconstructo-nyms" (Naas, p. 29). I will exhibit how this schema uniquely applies to Derrida's account of Carl Schmitt's political philosophy as early as "Force of Law" and The Politics of Friendship.

About the Author: Andrew Johnson first attended college at UMaine, where he graduated from the Honors College with a honors thesis on Jorge Luis Borges. He majored in Philosophy, and minored in English, History, and Socialist/Marxist studies. He subsequently went to and graduated from grad school at LSU, where he studied with Francois Raffoul and John Protevi.

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