Chris Watkin translates an interesting passage from Serres’s thesis on Leibniz (1968), here. Two things I notice. First, the teleological structure of the historical interest. Serres’ thesis is of interest because of what he will become. Second, the comments on the line – these are very close to comments by Derrida (published a year before), a… Continue reading Serres on Leibniz and the line
“It’s time to be a little more self-serving”. Words from a mentor.