Journal for Cultural Research 18 (3):263-272 (2014)

Emine Hande Tuna
University of California, Santa Cruz
My aim in this paper is to expose a misrepresentation of Jean-Luc Nancy’s ideas on community in the secondary literature. I argue that discussions of Nancy’s work have failed to recognize a transformation that has occurred in his later thought, which distances him from Jacques Derrida. I propose that Nancy’s later work points the way beyond the “persistence of unhappy consciousness” in deconstruction through allowing for the possibility of the creation of a world alternative to globalization. Recognition of this transformation is suggestive for how Nancy’s theoretical framework might be employed in analyses of recent resistance movements.
Keywords Jean-Luc Nancy  Jacques Derrida  community  globalization  resistance
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DOI 10.1080/14797585.2013.874630
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