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Der·ri·da(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.
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(Biography) Jacques. 1930–2004, French philosopher and literary critic, regarded as the founder of deconstruction: author of L'Ecriture et la différence (1967)
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Jacques, born 1930, French philosopher and literary critic, born in Algiers.
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