Pas de Substitution

Patell, Shireen R. K.
September 2007
CR: The New Centennial Review;Fall2007, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p89
Academic Journal
The article discusses philosopher Jacques Derrida's view on death and mourning. Derrida believed that death can occur but would not arrived. For him, death declares each time the end of the world in totality, the end of every possible world and each time, the end of the world as unique totality, therefore irreplaceable and infinite. Death is a goodbye or a greeting without return, response or resurrection. He said that those who are left are tasked with remembrance, that is, to retain the other despite the obliterating forces of time, forgetting and mourning itself.


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