Heraclitus and Derrida: Presocratic Deconstruction

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Famous for their enigmatic ambiguity, the fragmentary texts of the Presocratic philosopher Heraclitus have puzzled and fascinated readers for over two millennia. This comparative analysis of Heraclitus and Jacques Derrida reveals the ancient roots of Derrida's contemporary discourses on deconstruction, logocentrism, and differance. It also demonstrates that reading Derrida enhances further elaboration of the arguments in the Heraclitean fragments. An excellent resource for students of philosophy, comparative literature, and ...

Heraclitus and Derrida: Presocratic Deconstruction 2005, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820474922

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