Steve Martinot is Instructor at the Center for Interdisciplinary Programs at San Francisco State University. He is the author of The Rule of Racialization: Class, Identity, Governance (Temple), editor of two previous books, and translator of Racism by Albert Memmi.
Chapter 1: Introduction 1 History and Writing The Metaphysics of a Common Language The Narrative of Metaphysics The Historical Dimension A Common Uncommonality Chapter 2: The Form of Uncommon Logic 37 Invention Differance Neantisation On Heidegger Chapter 3 - The Parameters of Homology 73 Extensions of the Double Non-negation Sartre's Use of the Skew Relation as a Formalism Derrida's Use of the Skew Relation in his Thematics The Middle Voice Always Already Chapter 4: Form and Structure 103 On Form On Structure The Derridean Circle Mediation The Triadic Circle in its Historical Moment Conclusion: The Structures of Ethnocentrism Chapter 5: The Look and its Inner Narrativizations 150 The Look The other-as-object The Look The Meta-narrativity of the Look A Critique and Extension of the NMN-structure The Form of Form Chapter 6: The Sartre-Derrida Homology 180 The Inside of the Outside, the Supplement A Note on "Infrastructure" Separation in Immediacy, the Hymen The Role of Narrative The Social Text of the Glyph Dissemination Reading the Imagination as Reading Conclusion Chapter 7: Circularities and Foundations 238 Bringing the Incommensurable into Dialogue The Reader The Circle Derrida's Deconstruction of the Subject Sartre's Deconstruction of the Subject Chapter 8: A Theory of Dialogue 270 An Elementary Particle of the Social Being for Others as a Micro-socius The Boundary between Subjectivities The Ontological Structure of Dialogue The Semiotic Structure of Dialogue The Derridean Moment of the Social Listening and (Re)Construction Conclusions Chapter 9: A theory of language 314 Shifts in Social Semiosis The Circle and the Social The Colonial Principle Chauvinism and the Sundering of the Circle. On Metaphysics A Third Domain? The Circle as Analysand Endnotes 357 Bibliography 427