This article aligns moments from three of Derrida’s seminars and seeks to characterize the signature gesture of his teaching, which may be described as putting his teaching body, or corps enseignant, on an indivisible line supposed to divide mortal bodies from the bodies of institutions. It is a gesture that puts before us and on the line the mortal face of the “glorious body” sublated by philosophy and its teaching.

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