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(2019) Heidegger with Derrida, New York, Palgrave Macmillan.

The dangers of writing

Dror Pimentel

pp. 97-131

Derrida's logocentrism thesis, tenability of the Derridean project; phonocentrism; metaphysics and hierarchies; debasement of writing; history of the debasement of writing; the order of the sign; privileging of the phonic; the order of the sign as metaphysics' Other; soul writing and physical writing; analogy between the soul and the book; writing as enfixing, writing as mimesis; painting as writing's double; writing as reifying representation and limitation; the ranking of signifiers by their proximity to truth and presence; writing as sorcery; living memory and dead memory; writing as alien to the soul; ontology of writing; the mnemic space (living memory) as the aletheic space; writing as contamination of the aletheic space, as concealment, as forgottenness, as death.

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DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-05692-6_4

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Pimentel, D. (2019). The dangers of writing, in Heidegger with Derrida, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 97-131.

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