Altering the Material Conditions of Access to the Humanities

  • John Willinsky


This chapter enters this book through a side door, parenthetically left ajar by Derrida in his contribution to this collection—“(Although I must leave this aside …)”—as if space and time did not permit him to open the issue more than a crack, even as he names it “one of the most serious questions that is posed, and posed here, between the university and the politico-economic outside of its public space” (p. 234). This questionable space is, for Derrida, “the marketplace in publishing and the role it plays in archivisation, evaluation, legitimation of academic research,” and it lies for him, in this case at least, entirely within closed brackets (pp. 234–235).


Open Access Public Space Material Condition Open Access Journal Scholarly Publishing 
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