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 (dĕr′ĭ-dä′, dĕ′rē-), Jacques 1930-2004.
Algerian-born French philosopher who developed the theory of deconstruction. His widely influential works include Speech and Phenomena, Writing and Difference, and Of Grammatology, all published in 1967.


(French dɛrɪda)
(Biography) Jacques. 1930–2004, French philosopher and literary critic, regarded as the founder of deconstruction: author of L'Ecriture et la différence (1967)


(ˈdɛr iˌdɑ)
Jacques, born 1930, French philosopher and literary critic, born in Algiers.
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Noun1.Derrida - French philosopher and critic (born in Algeria); exponent of deconstructionism (1930-2004)
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In the Name of Friendship: Deguy, Derrida and Salut: Including Of Contemporaneity by Michel Deguy and How to Name by Jacques Derrida
Abstract: Jacques Derrida and Michel Serres challenge the binary logic of Western philosophy very differently, Derrida through a philosophy of discourse, Serres through a philosophy of things.
The time of the specter: Derrida and the problem of justice
00--The aim of this book is an important and far-reaching one: to facilitate a dialogue between two philosophical perspectives--one represented by Hegel and the other represented by two of Hegel's best known poststructuralist critics (Jacques Derrida and Gilles Deleuze)--on the question of subjectivity.
Na base da ciencia linguistica, esta o signo, cuja essencia e representada pelo privilegio do significado, cabendo ao significante mera representacao aparente daquele, que e alcado ao que Derrida (2008) chamara de significado transcendental.
Jacques Derrida has always been concerned with ethics as the responsibility we bear to recognize the difference of the 'other' and attempted to clarify it throughout most of his main discussions.
En noviembre de 1964 Derrida tiene 34 anos y aun no ha publicado sus textos mas importantes.
Politics of Deconstruction: A New Introduction to Jacques Derrida Susanne Ludemann (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich) Translated by Erik Butler Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2014, 157 pp.
Llama la atencion que muchas de las referencias que Jacques Derrida hace a la literatura esten puestas en relacion con el derecho.
He examines the strategy of reconstruction instigated by Derrida, the reception of Derrida's thought, his partial exit from phenomenology, deconstruction and what has been called the "Gay Science of Indeterminacy," passages and departures toward the other, the deconstruction of the "fraternal other" and "the original valley of the other," the gifts and politics as well as the ethics of responsibility of the other, violence toward the other in terms of religion and forgiveness, and the ends of Man and self- reflexivity.
At the beginning of one lecture Derrida marks the passing of his friend Maurice Blanchot and, for the reader, Derrida's own death hangs as a shadow over his careful contemplation of Heidegger's sense of how we make ourselves mortal.
Arthur Bradley, Originary Technicity: The Theory of Technology from Marx to Derrida, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 216pp; 50 [pounds sterling] hardback