Upload

Loading...

This video is unavailable.

Derrida: "What Comes Before The Question?"

Like this video?

Sign in to make your opinion count.

Don't like this video?

Sign in to make your opinion count.

Want to watch this again later?

Sign in to add this video to a playlist.

Uploaded on Dec 26, 2007

In this intriguing overview of his famous notion of the 'trace,' Derrida critiques the long-standing philosophical 'authority of the question' by examining the conditions for questioning itself ... he argues that presence always presupposes 'Otherness' (a 'primary affirmation') which embodies a 'return'...to a 'different temporality older than the past and beyond the future' - a different 'past,' 'present,' or 'future' ...

Derrida seeks a 'rapport' with this Otherness that allows for any conventional understanding of presence or the present ... such rapport, he feels, would promote a different experience with the past or future ...

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Ratings have been disabled for this video.
Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.

All Comments

Comments are disabled for this video.
Loading...
Working...
to add this to Watch Later

Add to