Category Archives: Judgment

Three Motifs of Reverie

Taking time (157-163) Derrida continues his analysis of Counterfeit Money, pointing out that the narrator, at first, tries to make excusable what his friend has just confessed to him, i.e. that he gave the beggar a counterfeit coin. This search … Continue reading

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The Law of Alms

The demand of the beggar is the demand of the gods (137-142) “Generosity is an obligation because Nemesis avenges the poor and the gods for the superabundance of happiness and wealth of certain people.” (Mauss, 18) The beggar signifies the … Continue reading

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