Impossible Not To Post: Hospitable Readings of Derridean Hauntologies

Critically Inclined

The impossible would no longer be the opposite of the possible but, on the contrary, would be what “haunts the possible,” what truly “enables” or possibilises the possible. The impossible, Derrida would claim, is possible, not in the sense that it would become possible, but in a more radical sense in which the impossible, as impossible, is possible.34

-Raffoul, François. “Derrida and the Ethics of the Im-possible.” Research in Phenomenology 38
(2008): 270–90. Print.

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Philosopher and Theologian out of Pittsburgh PA.

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