Derrida for Beginners

Derrida for Beginners

eBook - 2014
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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 ђ́أ Deconstruction ђ́أ advanced philosophy or murdered it.The truth? ђ́أ Derrida is one of those annoying geniuses you can take a class on, read half-a-dozen books by and still have no idea what he's talking about. Derrida's "writing" ђ́أ confusing doesn't begin to describe it (it's like he's pulling the rug out from under the rug that he pulled out from under philosophy.) But beneath the confusion, like the heartbeat of a bird in your hand, you can feel Derrida's electric genius. It draws you to it; you want to understand it... but it's so confusing. What you need, Ducky, is℗¡Derrida...
Publisher: Newburyport : For Beginners, 2014
ISBN: 9781939994059
Branch Call Number: E-Book
Characteristics: data file
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