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Deconstructing the Leviathan: Derrida’s The Beast and the Sovereign
(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 ...
Spectres of Coke: Judicial supervision as a revolutionary inheritance
(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 ...
Sovereignty without sovereignty: Derrida’s Declarations of Independence
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 ...