Ecart and Differance

Ecart and Differance

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Merleau-Ponty and Derrida articulate two overlaping but divergent ways of thinking about differentiation, ecart and differance. This volume represents the viewpoints of fifteen leading North American scholars working in the fields of Continental philosophy, phenomenology, and postmodernism. These scholars, in essays written expressly for this volume, address the matrix of thought underlying contemporary responses to postmodernsim at large and deconstructionism in particular: identity and difference, community and alterity, self and other, metaphysics and its closure, language and its beyond, signification and referentiality.
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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 399.16g
  • Amherst, United States
  • English
  • 1573925845
  • 9781573925846
  • 2,040,372

About M. C. Dillon

M. C. Dillon (1938 - 2005) was a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy at Binghamton University and taught there since 1968. He specialized in continental philosophy, phenomenology, and existential philosophy. He authored several professional books including Merleau-Ponty's Ontology; Semiological Reductionism: A Critique of the Deconstructionist Movement in Postmodern Thought; and Beyond Romance. He was the editor of Merleau-Ponty Vivant.
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