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David Wills

David Wills is Professor of French Studies and Comparative Literature at Brown University. His major work, on the originary technicity of the human, is developed in three books: Prosthesis, Dorsality, and Inanimation. He has translated various works by Jacques Derrida, including Theory and Practice.


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  1. Killing Times
    Grounded in a deep ethical and political commitment to death penalty abolition, Wills’s engaging and powerfully argued book pushes beyond the confines of legal argument to show how the technology of capital punishment defines... Learn More
    Published: 5th March 2019
    Hardback | £95.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  2. On the Commerce of Thinking

    On the Commerce of Thinking

    Of Books and Bookstores

    Written by Jean-Luc Nancy, Translated by David Wills

    Fordham University Press

    Jean-Luc Nancy's On the Commerce of Thinking concerns the particular communication of thoughts that takes place by means of the business of writing, producing, and selling books. His reflection is born out of his relation to the... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2009
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £19.99
    EPUB | £23.00
    PDF | £23.00
  3. The Animal That Therefore I Am
    The Animal That Therefore I Am is the long-awaited translation of the complete text of Jacques Derrida’s ten-hour address to the 1997 Cérisy conference entitled “The Autobiographical Animal,” the third of four such colloquia... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2008
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £21.99
    EPUB | £26.00