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Jacques Derrida : a biography

Author: Jason Powell
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the time of his death in 2004, Jacques Derrida was arguably the most influential and the most controversial thinker in contemporary philosophy. This work offers a biographical overview of this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Jacques Derrida; Jacques Derrida; Jacques Derrida
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Powell
ISBN: 0826494498 9780826494498
OCLC Number: 85479605
Notes: Previous ed. pub.: 2006.
Description: ix, 262 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Algeria --
Paris and ENS --
After ENS --
The first book --
Against structuralism --
Structures in French thought --
1967 --
Avant-garde philosophy --
America : Derrida as literary theory --
Glas --
GREPH --
Yale --
The post card --
Nietzsche and Heidegger --
The 1980s --
1987-90, deconstruction and National Socialism --
Autobiographical years, 1990-91 --
The future of democracy and the very worst moment of capitalism --
Derrida's world : confronting Marx --
The Politics of friendship --
Derrida's religion --
Thoughtful welcoming of the other, Death --
2000 onwards --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jason Powell.

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