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  • Derrida's 'The Purveyor of Truth' and constitutional reading 

    De Ville, Jacques (Springer, 2008)
    In this article the author explores Jacques Derrida’s reading in ‘The Purveyor of Truth’ of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Purloined Letter’. In his essay, Derrida proposes a reading which differs markedly from the interpretation ...
  • Madness and the law: The Derrida/Foucault debate revisited 

    De Ville, Jacques (Springer, 2010)
    In this article the Derrida/Foucault debate is scrutinised with two closely related aims in mind: (1) reconsidering the way in which Foucault’s texts, and especially the more recently published lectures, should be read; ...
  • Rethinking power and law: Foucault’s Society must be Defended 

    De Ville, Jacques (Springer, 2011)
    Michel Foucault provides a radical challenge to the liberal approach to power and law, which is echoed by Jacques Derrida. Important differences exist between the analyses of Foucault and Derrida which should not be ...
  • Revisiting Plato’s Pharmacy 

    De Ville, Jacques (Springer, 2010)
    In this essay, one of Derrida’s early texts, Plato’s pharmacy, is analysed in detail, more specifically in relation to its reflections on writing and its relation to law. This analysis takes place with reference to a number ...