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Rodolphe Gasché is the distinguished professor and the Eugenio Donato Chair of Comparative Literature at the State University of New York, Buffalo. His interests concern nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature, critical theory, and its relation to continental philosophy since early romanticism. Gasché  has translated major works by Derrida and Lacan into German and his important books are The Tain of the Mirror: Derrida and the Philosophy of Reflection (Harvard University Press, 1986), Geophilosophy: On Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari’s What Is Philosophy?, (Northwestern University Press, 2014), Deconstruction, Its Force, Its Violence (SUNY Press, 2016) and Storytelling and the Destruction of the Inalienable in the Age of the Holocaust (SUNY Press, 2018).

Plato and The Stranger: Another Possibility of Democracy

5 February 2021

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