Gerald Moore

Durham University
Institut de Recherche Et D'Innovation
  • Durham University
    School of Modern Languages and Cultures
    Professor
  • Institut de Recherche Et D'Innovation
    Chair Du Collège Scientifique Et Industriel (Part-time)
Cambridge University
Modern and Medieval Languages, Downing College
PhD, 2007
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    The last few years have seen the emergence of a more political, ‘post-Derridean’ generation, critical of the impotent messianism of the politics of deconstruction. As Žižek would have it: ‘Derrida's notion of ‘deconstruction as ethics’ seems to rely on a utopian hope which sustains the spectre of ‘infinite justice’, forever postponed, always to come’ (Žižek 2008: 225). The promise of redemption, it follows, would reside in an insubstantial promissory value, in the writing of irredeemable cheques…Read more
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    Stiegler and Technics
    with Christopher Johnson, Michael Lewis, Ian James, Serge Trottein, and Patrick Crogan
    Critical Connections. 2013.
    These 17 essays covers all aspects of Bernard Stiegler's work, from poststructuralism, anthropology and psychoanalysis to his work on the politics of memory, 'libidinal economy', technoscience and aesthetics, keeping a focus on his key theory of technics throughout. Stiegler brings together key concepts from Plato, Freud, Derrida and Simondon to argue that the human is 'invented' through technics rather than a product of purely biological evolution. Stiegler is a thinker at the forefront of our …Read more
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    Politics of the gift
    Edinburgh University Press. 2011.
    Gerald Moore shows how the problematic of the gift drives and illuminates the last century of French philosophy.