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Encountering Derrida: Legacies and Futures of Deconstruction Allison Weiner

Encountering Derrida: Legacies and Futures of Deconstruction

Allison Weiner

Published January 8th 2008
ISBN : 9780826498939
Hardcover
240 pages
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Encountering Derrida explores the points of engagement between Jacques Derrida and a host of other European thinkers, past and present, in order to counter recent claims that the era of deconstruction is finally drawing to a close. The book rereadsMoreEncountering Derrida explores the points of engagement between Jacques Derrida and a host of other European thinkers, past and present, in order to counter recent claims that the era of deconstruction is finally drawing to a close. The book rereads Derrida in order to renew deconstructions various conceptions of language, poetry, philosophy, institutions, difference and the future.This impressive collection of essays from the worlds leading Derrida scholars re-evaluates Derridas legacy and looks forward to the possible futures of deconstruction by confronting various challenges to Derridas thought. Collectively, the essays argue that Derrida must be read alongside others, an approach that produces some surprising new accounts of this challenging critical thinker.