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  • De Ville, Jacques (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2012)
    Derrida’s The Beast & the Sovereign volume I, explores the contradictory appearance of animals in political discourse. Sometimes, as he points out, political man and the sovereign state appear in the form of an animal, and ...
  • De Ville, Jacques (University of Windsor, 2007)
    Drucilla Cornell’s book The Philosophy of the Limit has for a long time been an important reference point in attempting to understand the relation between deconstruction and law. This article examines some of the themes ...
  • De Ville, Jacques (Springer, 2009)
    A book review of 'Derrida and Legal Philosophy' edited by Peter Goodrich, Florian Hoffmann, Michel Rosenfeld, Cornelia Vismann, published by Palgrave Macmillan (Basingstoke, Hampshire/New York), 2008, ISBN-13: 978-0-230-57361-1.
  • 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 ...
  • De Ville, Jacques (Juta Law, 2007)
    In his recent book, Law and Sacrifice: Towards a Post-Apartheid Theory of Law, Johan van der Walt gives a clear exposition of the possible impact of inter alia Jacques Derrida's thinking on law. In this article, the book ...
  • De Ville, Jacques (Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009)
    In this article, the author proposes a reading of 'Force of Law' from two angles: boundless desire and the ‘law’ of language. The author contends that an analysis from these perspectives casts new light on the notion of ...
  • De Ville, Jacques (2013)
    Reading of C.W. Maris’s Nietzsche-Niëzky-Nijinsky: De Dans van Zarathustra (2004) and De Dans van Zarathustra: Nietzsche en de vrolijke rechtswetenschap (2006).
  • De Ville, Jacques (Springer, 2010)
    In this essay the relation between justice and the gift in Derrida’s thinking is explored. The essay shows that an understanding of the ontological difference or the relation between Being and beings in Heidegger’s thinking ...
  • De Ville, Jacques (Griffith University, Griffith Law School, Socio-Legal Research Centre, 2007)
    In this article, Desmond Manderson’s book, Proximity, Levinas, and the Soul of Law (2006) is analysed specifically with reference to the accuracy with which it translates Derrida’s thinking into law. Manderson, in a number ...
  • 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; ...
  • De Ville, Jacques (University of California Press, 2011)
    This essay enquires into the depictions of Justice through the ages, as well as the myths surrounding these depictions, more particularly in Egypt, Greece, and Rome, as well as in modern times. The essay departs in significant ...
  • 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 ...
  • De Ville, Jacques (Springer, 2009)
    The Anaximander fragment, in the readings of both Heidegger and Derrida, speaks of that which exceeds positive law. In this article, the author provides a detailed reading of Heidegger’s Der Spruch des Anaximander, showing ...
  • De Ville, Jacques (Springer, 2008)
    This article questions the common assumptions in legal theory regarding Derrida’s well-known Declarations of Independence. Through a close reading of this text, well-known ground such as the relation between speech and ...
  • De Ville, Jacques (Springer Verlag, 2007)
    Sir Edward Coke is known for having played a central role in establishing the power of the common law courts to exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the executive/administration. Coke is usually praised in the literature ...