Gift and Economy
Ethics, Hospitality and the MarketeBook - 2012
Is it possible to really give a gift? This may, at first glance, seem like a peripheral question for philosophy, which normally directs its attention to seemingly bigger questions. The dynamics of the gift move into philosophy from anthropology and sociology, but Jacques Derrida insists that this question belongs at the heart of philosophy. This volume takes up Derrida's challenge to invest in the question of a gift, and the relationship between gift and economy. The powerful and corruptive f ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 216 pages)