Ghostly Demarcations: A Symposium on Jacques Deridda's Specters of Marx (Radical Thinkers)

Ghostly Demarcations: A Symposium on Jacques Deridda's Specters of Marx (Radical Thinkers)

Terry Eagleton, Antonio Negri, Jacques Derrida, Fredric Jameson


With the booklet of Specters of Marx in 1993, Jacques Derrida redeemed a longstanding pledge to confront Marx’s texts at once and intimately. His usually bravura presentation supplied a provocative re-reading of the classics within the Western culture and posed a sequence of demanding situations to Marxism.

In a well timed intervention in a single of today’s most important theoretical debates, the individuals to Ghostly Demarcations reply to the targeted application projected by way of Specters of Marx. the quantity beneficial properties sympathetic meditations at the dating among Marxism and deconstruction by means of Fredric Jameson, Werner Hamacher, Antonio Negri, Warren Montag, and Rastko Möcnik, short polemical experiences via Terry Eagleton and Pierre Macherey, and sustained political reviews via Tom Lewis and Aijaz Ahmad. the amount concludes with Derrida’s respond to his critics within which he sharpens his perspectives in regards to the vexed dating among Marxism and deconstruction.

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