DERRIDA LECTURED ON DEATH PENALTY IN SOFIA

Society | November 17, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

The philosoper Jacque Derrida arrived in Sofia to participate in the tree-day conference "Monstrous Discourse. Balkans and Europe: deconstruction of policy." The conference is being held in the Hilton Sofia hotel . Derrida talked on capital punishment. "Death means the right to personal choice. While the death penalty is the choice of another person, who decides when to terminate a life. Violence is transition from life to the outer world,” Derrida said. European scholars, students and Bulgarian academicians participate in the conference. Jacque Derrida will be awarded Doctor Honoris Causa title in Alma Mater.

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