From: "Stuart Elden" <stuartelden@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2003 22:33:24 +0100
> Read the very first sentence in the Rectoral Address for indications of
> monomania. Even in the opening lines he assumes that his
> administrative function
> as Rector includes and presupposes the necessity to provide not only an
> 'intellectual' leadership, but a 'spiritual' leadership too.
That's the translation... the German simply says "geistigen Fuehrung". Geist
being mind, spirit, intellect, etc. the translator has obviously felt it
necessary to expand to explain. Geist is a problem though, see Derrida's De
l'esprit/Of Spirit for a detailed analysis.
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