Margins of Philosophy

Margins of Philosophy

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`In this densely imbricated volume Derrida pursues his devoted, relentless dismantling of the philosophical tradition, the tradition of Plato, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger--each dealt with in one or more of the essays. There are essays too on linguistics (Saussure, Benveniste, Austin) and on the nature of metaphor (`White Mythology`), the latter with important implications for literary theory. Derrida is fully in control of a dazzling stylistic register in this book--a source of true illumination for those prepared to follow his arduous path. Bass is a superb translator and annotator. His notes on the multilingual allusions and puns are a great service.`--Alexander Gelley, `Library Journal`
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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 25mm | 481g
  • University of Chicago Press
  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • English, French
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0226143260
  • 9780226143262
  • 203,295

About Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) was director of studies at the ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris, and professor of humanities at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of many books published by the University of Chicago Press.
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