The Question of the Foreigner

“Isn’t the question of the foreigner [l`étranger] a foreigner’s question? Coming from the foreigner, from abroad [l`étranger]?” Jacques Derrida

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“…Dies translation: «There, obviously, is where we must have the debate» (241d). No, more seriously: «It does seem that that is where there must be armed war, or combat, in discourses or in arguments». The war internal to the logos, that is the foreigner’s question […]” (ibid.)

Image source: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-essex-29446232

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