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    When “Objectivity” in Clinical Benefit is Seen Through Different Lenses
    American Journal of Bioethics 20 (3): 68-70. 2020.
    Volume 20, Issue 3, March 2020, Page 68-70.
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    White noise, écriture Blanche
    Angelaki 23 (3): 28-41. 2018.
    Le Dernier Homme is Blanchot’s last narrative or récit. Afterwards, he would begin to write in a more fragmentary mode, which suggests that he may have felt that the narrative form had been pushed as far it could in this work. This point of extremity is marked in particular by the monotonous style for which he has become notorious. This essay examines why this style arises, and how it leads to an extreme that can be usefully contrasted with Barthes’s notion of écriture blanche. It becomes appare…Read more
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    Dead Transcendence: Blanchot, Heidegger, and the Reverse of Language
    Research in Phenomenology 39 (1): 69-98. 2009.
    In this essay I will examine the development of the notion of transcendence in Blanchot's early critical writings. Doing so indicates the radical way that Blanchot reconfigures this central ontological and theological term by way of his readings of the literary use of language. In turn this exposes the essential relation between finitude and literature, something which the second part of the essay will examine by way of Heidegger's study of the myth of Er