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Ethical discourse in an age cognisant of perspective. Reflections on Derrida's 'The Laws of Reflection: Nelson Mandela, in Admiration'

Curkpatrick, Stephen (2001) Ethical discourse in an age cognisant of perspective. Reflections on Derrida's 'The Laws of Reflection: Nelson Mandela, in Admiration'. Sophia: International journal for philosophy of religion, metaphysical theology and ethics, 40 (1). pp. 81-100. ISSN 1468-9456

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Abstract

In Derrida's 'Laws of Reflection', Mandela is a metonym for an 'ethicity of ethics' that risks imaginative responsibility for an incalculable future, which, in the name of justice, calls into question any legal or ethical convention.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Ethics
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220305 Ethical Theory
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970118 Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
Type of Activity: Applied Research
Subjects: A - Philosophy
College/Association with University of Divinity: STC: Stirling Theological College
Depositing User: Mr Mark Carey
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2016 22:55
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 04:05
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2786

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