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www.egs.edu Werner Hamacher, literary theorist and philosopher, discusses Immanuel Kant's Doctrine of Right. Professor Hamacher explores the right, law, form, universality, coercion, exchange, and the Kantian idea. This is the fourth lecture of Professor Hamacher's 2011 course, Justice in Language.Free public open video lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School EGS, Media and Communication Studies department program, Saas-Fee, Switzerland, Europe, 2011. Werner Hamacher. Werner Hamacher (born 1948) is a German literary critic and theorist influenced by deconstruction. Hamacher is currently Professor of General and Comparative Literature at the University of Frankfurt, Germany, and Global Distinguished Professor at the New York University. After studying philosophy, comparative literature and religious studies at the Free University of Berlin, Werner Hamacher studied at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, where he established a significant relationship with Jacques Derrida and his work. From 1984 -- 1998 he was Professor of German and the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University and is currently a guest professor at numerous universities in Europe and USA, among them Yale University, Free University of Berlin, University of Amsterdam, and École Normale Supérieure. Werner Hamacher translated and introduced the work of Jacques Lacan into German, as well as the writings of Nicolas Abraham, Paul de Man, Jorie Graham and Jean Daive. Professor Hamacher ...