Derrida Today 12 (1):20-40 (2019)

Authors
Robert Briggs
University of Leeds
Abstract
Jacques Derrida's The Animal That Therefore I Am presents a sustained reflection on a concept of ‘the animal’ that has underpinned the work of much of the philosophical tradition. Based on a series of lectures originally presented in 1997 Derrida's speculation on the question of the animal was thus written at a time when Derrida's thought was often turned to the motif of ‘to-come’ such that one may wonder at the apparent evasion, both in Derrida's text and in its subsequent review, of the chance to think the two themes together, in the guise of ‘the animal-to-come’. Picking up on Derrida's asides on the verb ‘to follow’, this discussion considers what it might mean to follow, ‘methodically’ perhaps, the thought of ‘the animal-to-come’? What problems might it help to bring into focus and what forces and lineages may yet bear upon its very thought? And where in our thinking goes the animal if it is to remain always to come?
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.3366/drt.2019.0195
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 51,756
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Of Grammatology.Jacques Derrida - 1982 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 15 (1):66-70.

View all 14 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Animal Welfare.C. R. W. Spedding - 2000 - Earthscan Publications.
Popular Media and Animals.Claire Molloy - 2011 - Palgrave-Macmillan.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2019-04-18

Total views
7 ( #966,741 of 2,333,937 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
3 ( #256,105 of 2,333,937 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes