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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    Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism
    Edinburgh University Press. 2011.
    Gerald Moore shows how the problematic of the gift drives and illuminates the last century of French philosophy.
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    Stiegler and Technics
    with Christopher Johnson, Michael Lewis, Ian James, Serge Trottein, and Patrick Crogan
    Edinburgh University Press. 2013.
    Bernard Stielger has recently emerged as one of the most significant and original thinkers in the new generation of French philosophers following Derrida and Deleuze.Drawing on art, anthropology, economics, cultural studies, psychoanalysis, politics and sociology, the essays in this collection, by a range of world-class specialists, are united around Stiegler's key concept of technics, which, he argues, constitutes what it is to be human.Stiegler is revealed as a thinker at the forefront of our …Read more