Many FPR readers will enjoy “Derrida’s Hope and Despair for Globalization” in ANAMNESIS. Derrida is commonly interpreted as an enthusiast of globalization, but here Lee Trepanier elucidates this postmodernist’s many qualifications and warnings about cosmopolitanism.


  1. Well, the general ash weight and vacuity of my opinions notwithstanding, I can’t stand Derrida. I decided some years ago to never read anything by or about him ever again, and yesterday broke my pledge. Furthermore, I read while eating my lunch and ended up with a stomach ache. It was an interesting essay, but please, no more.

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