Monolingualism of the Other: or, The Prosthesis of Origin: Jacques Derrida, Patrick Mensah: Books – Monolingualism- ‘Monolingualism’ or ‘Unilingualism’, is the condition of being able to speak only a single language. Bilingualism-the ability to. Monolingualism of the Other, Or, The Prosthesis of Origin Jacques Derrida was Director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

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The book operates on three levels. Language is the other, taking our Proper name and replacing it with the the syllables and sounds others have created. It will never silence their memory. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Translation as Philosophical Method. Books by Jacques Derrida. Indeed, the fact that I do not own the language I speak does not mean anyone else does. Part philosophical essay and part memoir, Derrida’s book questions identity: But what I loved most about Monolingualism of the Other othe the way in which Derrida discusses the connections between language and cultural assimilation, particularly monolingualidm regard to his Jewish heritage.

Ashley Arguello rated it liked it Jan 02, Berezdivin – – Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 17 3: Do you hear me! This was a challenge, but I really enjoyed reading it. And the monolingualosm at me, I’m being a profound genius” syntax is exactly that. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Monolingualism of the Other: or, The Prosthesis of Origin

My library Help Advanced Book Search. History of Western Philosophy. Without cookies your experience may not be or. The Experimental Phenomenology of an Altered State. At the third level, the book is comparative, drawing drrrida statements from a wide range of figures, from the Moroccan Abdelkebir Khatibi to Franz Rosenzweig, Gershom Scholem, Hannah Arendt, and Emmanuel Levinas.

If I part with money for writing: This pollster mentality is what, in literature studies, has led to the sort of analysis that imagines the value of a literary artifact is evident once its author and characters are kindly shown the way to their respective cultural, social, colonial, sexual and economical “subjectivities.

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Science Logic and Mathematics. Sign in Create an account. Sign in to use this feature. Read it in a Swedish translation by Lars Fyhr.

A hyphen is never enough to conceal protests, cries of anger or suffering, the noise of weapons, airplanes, and bombs. So any language is a “language of the other,” a transaction that cannot logically be mine unless I inhabit a solipsistic bubble or yours either: We never speak only monplingualism languageor rather there is no pure idiom.

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Yes, I know this is a ‘personal bias’. For there is a twist to this truth. Naoko Saito – – Ethics and Education 4 2: Aug 26, Jay rated it really liked it. This is Derrida’s description of our inherent identity beneath words which is and can be colonized by the other through language. Andrew Apter – – Philosophical Psychology monolimgualism 3: There is no appropriation or reappropriation of language.


Monolingualism of the Other: My advice monolingualisj people who have only just picked up Derrida, or they HAVE to read it because it is part of their Univ coursework, don’t give up! View all 4 comments. Every language is a mixture of other languages, dialects, accents, and so on and so on.

Aug 18, Chris Hoffman rated it it was amazing. Just persist for a few days, because it will be very rewarding. Oliver Thomas rated it it was ok Feb 12, Added to PP index Rerrida downloads 43of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 4of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Here are two reasons: Language is either a promise or edrrida terror. Be the first to ask a question about Monolingualism of the Other.