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    The Hidden Law of Selfhood: Reading Heidegger's Ipseity After Derrida's Hospitality.Benjamin Brewer & Ronald Mendoza-de Jesús - 2021 - Oxford Literary Review 43 (2):268-289.
    Despite his wide-ranging and incisive engagement with Heidegger's thought across his career, Derrida seems to have written very little about Heidegger's Ereignis manuscripts, which, according to many commentators, constitute the place where Heidegger's thinking comes closest to Derridean deconstruction. Taking up Derrida's comments in Hospitality 1 on the figure of ‘selfhood’ in Heidegger's Contributions to Philosophy, this essay argues that this dense but important moment of engagement with the Ereignis manuscripts reveals the extent to which Heidegger's thinking of selfhood, in (...)
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    Good Enough Justice?Benjamin Brewer - 2020 - Philosophy Today 64 (3):745-761.
    This essay contends that Stanley Cavell’s criterion of “good enough justice,” which designates the minimal condition of social justice necessary for his perfectionist understanding of ethical selfhood, constitutes an avoidance—rather than an acknowledgment—of the problem of injustice. Taking Cavell’s misreading of Walter Benjamin as exemplary of this tendency, the essay shows how Cavell’s moral perfectionism consistently converts questions about the suffering of others into a problem of the self and its conscience, thereby avoiding the ethical claim at the heart of (...)
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    Andrew Benjamin and Dimitris Vardoulakis, Eds. Sparks Will Fly: Benjamin and Heidegger. [REVIEW]Benjamin Brewer - 2019 - Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual 9:202-214.
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    Jacques Derrida, Geschlecht III: Sex, Race, Nation, Humanity, Ed. Geoffrey Bennington, Katie Chenoweth, and Rodrigo Therezo.Benjamin Brewer - 2020 - Philosophy Today 64 (2):467-475.
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