Working through Derrida

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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Derrida, Jacques

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-284).

Book details

Statementedited by Gary B. Madison.
SeriesNorthwestern University studies in phenomenology and existential philosophy, Northwestern University studies in phenomenology & existential philosophy.
ContributionsMadison, Gary Brent.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB2430.D484 W67 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1407757M
ISBN 100810110547, 0810110792
LC Control Number93016218

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Deconstruction was both created and has been profoundly influenced by the French philosopher Jacques Derrida. Derrida, who coined the term deconstruction, argues that in Western culture, people tend to think and express their thoughts in terms of binary oppositions (white / black, masculine / feminine, cause /effect, conscious /unconscious, presence / absence, speech writing).

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Through a series of deft and delicate maneuvers, Derrida sought to show that speech is inextricable from writing, no more or less authentic.

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