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Published by Parousia Press in Coventry .
Written in English


  • Derrida, Jacques, -- 1930-

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Edition Notes

Collected papers from the annual Warwick Workshops in Continental Philosophy.

Statementedited by David Wood, Robert Bernasconi.
SeriesWarwick studies in continental philosophy
ContributionsWood, David, 1946-, Bernasconi, Robert.
LC ClassificationsB2430.D484
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,151p. ;
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17302937M
ISBN 100948521007, 09485007

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  Differance is a French word coined by the French philosopher and deconstructionist, Jacques word is a play on several other words that illustrate Derrida’s meaning. The concept of differance is a complex theory that tries to illuminate the way words are used and how their specific meaning is derived. Derrida called differance a . (The whole book is a gift for Talbot Spivak.) I thank also the Carver Foundation at the University of Iowa for making it possible for me to go to France in the summer of to discuss this book with Jacques Derrida. To Robert Scholes I am grateful for having made it possible for me to.   Jacques Derrida, (born J , El Biar, Algeria—died October 8, , Paris, France), French philosopher whose critique of Western philosophy and analyses of the nature of language, writing, and meaning were highly controversial yet immensely influential in much of the intellectual world in the late 20th century.. Life and work. Derrida was born to . Get this from a library! Derrida and différance. [David Wood; Robert Bernasconi;] -- A Society of the Friends of Difference would have to include Heraclitus, Nietzsche, Saussure, Freud, Adorno, Heidegger, Levinas, Deleuze, and Lyotard among its most prominent members. It is tempting.