The Responsibilities of Friendship: Jacques Derrida on Paul de Man's Collaboration

@article{Wiener1989TheRO,
  title={The Responsibilities of Friendship: Jacques Derrida on Paul de Man's Collaboration},
  author={J. Wiener},
  journal={Critical Inquiry},
  year={1989},
  volume={15},
  pages={797 - 803}
}
  • J. Wiener
  • Published 1989
  • Philosophy
  • Critical Inquiry
In his article "Like the Sound of the Sea Deep within a Shell: Paul de Man's War" (Critical Inquiry 14 [Spring 1988]: 590-652), Jacques Derrida indicates that his purpose is not to provide what he calls a "general judgment" of Paul de Man's writings for the collaborationist Belgian newspaper Le Soir between 1940 and 1942; instead, he seeks to fulfill what he describes as his "responsibilities" to a "friend" (pp. 631, 595). He could have limited himself to a straightforward acknowledgment that… Expand
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