Derrida's Justice Essay

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JUSTICE AND DERIDA Contents DERIDA’S CONCEPTION OF JUSTICE 1 FIRST APORIA 1 THE SECOND APORIA 1 Image 1 2 FIRST METHOD 2 SECOND METHOD 3 THE MYSTICAL FOUNDATION OF AUTHORITY 3 FIRST COUNT 5 SECOND COUNT 5 THE IMPOSSIBLE JUSTICE WHICH IS BEYOND LEGALITY 6 Image 2: 7 THE JUDGES CANNOT GIVE JUSTICE, AND HOW ACCORDING TO DERRIDA THEY MAY BE ABLE TO DO JUSTICE 7 FIRST APORIA: RULE AND ITS SUSPENSION 8 SECOND APORIA: THE GHOST UNDECIDABLE 8 THIRD APORIA: URGENCY TO MAKE A DECISION 9 Bibliography 10 DERIDA’S CONCEPTION OF JUSTICE Derrida’s “Aporias” get us one step closer to the refinement of law; he has listed various aporias in hit course of discussion, however with respect to justice the following two need to be noted: FIRST APORIA “That justice ought to be done to every single individual”, when one realizes this it gives rise to the first aporia, whereas in the case of rule of law it is applicable to every individual and enshrined in the universe in the same manner despite the fact that all these people are in extremely different and divergent circumstances (Weber, 2005). The framework of phenomenological description explodes for Derrida due to the need for identifying this infinitely other. A Juridical System that due to its own nature brackets off the uniqueness of an individual is formed due to the resistance to the phenomenological description this leads to transforming them into citizens who are under an obligation to accept the authority of law. There is acknowledgment to the Jewish prominence on the respect for the particular in this option. This Aporia that there is an inability in law to do justice to everybody has been a fundamental to Derrida and thus it also forms an nuance with respect to his treatment of the question that relate to Justice (Kelley,

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