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Avital Ronell



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Avital Ronell is an American academic who writes about continental philosophy, literary studies, psychoanalysis, feminist philosophy, political philosophy, and ethics. She is a professor in the humanities and in the departments of Germanic languages and literature and comparative literature at New York University, where she co-directs the trauma and violence transdisciplinary studies program. As Jacques Derrida Professor of Philosophy, she teaches at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee. She has written about such topics as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Alexander Graham Bell setting up electronic transmission systems in the early 20th century; the structure of the test in legal, pharmaceutical, artistic, scientific, Zen, and historical domains; stupidity; the disappearance of authority; childhood; and deficiency.
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  • Personal 

  • Biography 

  • Overview of works 

  • ''Dictations: On Haunted Writing'' (1986) 

  • ''The Telephone Book: Technology — Schizophrenia — Electric Speech'' (1989) 

  • ''Crack Wars: Literature, Addiction, Mania'' (1992) 

  • ''Finitude's Score: Essays for the End of the Millennium'' (1994) 

  • Reception 

  • Suspension and retaliation investigation