In 1966, Jacques Derrida gave a lecture at Johns Hopkins University that cast the entire history of Western Philosophy into doubt. The following year, Derrida published three brilliant but mystifying books that convinced the pollsters that he was the most important philosopher of the late 20th Century. Unfortunately, nobody was sure whether the intellectual movement that he spawned Deconstruction advanced philosophy or murdered it. The truth? Derrida is one of those annoying geniuses you can take a class on, read half-a ...

Derrida for Beginners 2007, For Beginners

ISBN-13: 9781934389119

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