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Deconstruction and pragmatism

Author: Simon Critchley; Chantal Mouffe
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jacques Derrida and Richard Rorty are two of the most famous living philosophers. The current influence of Deconstruction and Pragmatism, two major intellectual traditions, would be unthinkable without their work. This ground-breaking book brings these two thinkers together in a critical confrontation between these two traditions. Derridean deconstruction and Rortian pragmatism are both accused by their enemies of
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Genre/Form: Kongress
Named Person: Jacques Derrida; Richard Rorty; Simon Critchley; Jacques Derrida; Ernesto Laclau; Jacques Derrida; Richard Rorty; Jacques Derrida; Richard Rorty
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Critchley; Chantal Mouffe
ISBN: 0415121698 9780415121699 0415121701 9780415121705
OCLC Number: 33900062
Description: ix, 88 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Deconstruction, pragmatism and the politics of democracy / Chantal Mouffe --
Remarks on deconstruction and pragmatism / Richard Rorty --
Deconstruction and pragmatism: is Derrida a private ironist or a public liberal? / Simon Critchley --
Response to Simon Critchley / Richard Rorty --
Deconstruction, pragmatism, hegemony / Ernesto Laclau --
Response to Ernesto Laclau / Richard Rorty --
Remarks on deconstruction and pragmatism / Jacques Derrida.
Responsibility: Simon Critchley [and others] ; edited by Chantal Mouffe.
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