Deconstruction is so labyrinthine (and rumored to be fatal) that it s become the monster that murdered philosophy. When Jacques Derrida, the father of deconstruction, uses buzz-words such as phallogocentrism and transcendental signified, humanities students and aspiring philosophers may get weak in the knees. Following up on the success of Derrida For Beginners , Jim Powell s Deconstruction For Beginners is an irreverent romp through deconstructive domains. Though Powell offers lucid explanations of the most important ...

Deconstruction for Beginners 2008, For Beginners

ISBN-13: 9781934389263

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