Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 April 2011

240 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748642021

Bookseller Code (06)

Politics of the Gift

Exchanges in Poststructuralism

First Edition

Gerald Moore

Published by Edinburgh University Press


  • offers a panoramic new perspective on the relationship between poststructuralist philosophy and politics
  • includes in-depth readings of the concepts of the gift and exchange in the thought of Heidegger, Lacan, Deleuze, Derrida and Nancy
  • presents a new account of politics in terms of the simultaneous necessity and impossibility of sacrificing the gift

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