|Publisher:||Fordham University Press|
|Series:||Groundworks: Ecological Issues in Philosophy and Theology|
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About the Author
Matthias Fritsch is Professor of Philosophy at Concordia University, Montréal. He is the author of The Promise of Memory: History and Politics in Marx, Benjamin, and Derrida and Taking Turns with Earth: Ways to Intergenerational Justice through Phenomenology and Deconstruction and co-translator of Heidegger’s The Phenomenology of Religious Life.
Philippe Lynes (Edited By)
Philippe Lynes is Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair in Environmental Humanities at the University of California, Irvine. He is the translator of Derrida’s Advances.
David Wood (Edited By)
David Wood is W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University. His most recent book is Deep Time, Dark Times: On Being Geologically Human.
Dawne McCance is Distinguished Professor at the University of Manitoba. Her books include Critical Animal Studies: An Introduction and Derrida On Religion.
Michael Naas is Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University in Chicago. His books include The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments: Jacques Derrida's Final Seminar and Miracle and Machine: Jacques Derrida and the Two Sources of Religion, Science, and the Media (both Fordham).
Kelly Oliver is W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University, where she also holds appointments in the departments of African-American Diaspora Studies, Film Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies. She is the author of more than one hundred articles, fifteen scholarly books, and three novels.
Cary Wolfe is the Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English at Rice University. He is author of Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory (University of Chicago Press, 2003) and Before the Law: Humans and Other Animals in a Biopolitical Frame (University of Chicago Press, 2012).
Table of Contents
Abbreviations for Works by Jacques Derrida
Matthias Fritsch, Philippe Lynes, and David Wood
Part I. Diagnosing the Present
1. The Eleventh Plague: Thinking Ecologically after Derrida
2. Thinking after the World: Deconstruction and Last Things
3. Scale as a Force of Deconstruction
Part II. Ecologies
4. The Posthuman Promise of the Earth
5. Un/limited Ecologies
6. Ecology as Event
7. Writing Home: Eco-choro-spectrography
Part III. Nuclear and Other Biodegradabilitie
8. E-phemera: Of Deconstruction, Biodegradability, and Nuclear War
9. Troubling Time/s and Ecologies of Nothingness: On the Im/Possibilities of Living and Dying in the Void
10. Responsibility and the Non(bio)degradable
11. Extinguishing Ability: How we Became Post-Extinction Persons
Part IV. Environmental Ethics
12. An Eco-Deconstructive Account of the Emergence of Normativity in “Nature”
13. Opening ethics onto the other shore of another heading
14. Wallace Stevens’s Birds, or, Derrida and Ecological Poetics
15. Earth: Love It or Leave It
List of Contributors