Gift and Economy

Gift and Economy

Ethics, Hospitality and the Market

eBook - 2012
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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
ISBN: 9781443834254
1443834254
9781283436175
1283436175
1443833835
9781443833837
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 216 pages)
Additional Contributors: Severson, Eric R. 1974-

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