Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Derrida on Deconstruction

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Derrida on Deconstruction

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Jacques Derrida is one of the most influential and controversial philosophers of the last fifty years. Derrida on Deconstruction introduces and assesses:




Derrida's life and the background to his philosophy
the key themes of the critique of metaphysics, language and ethics that characterize his most widely read works
the continuing importance of Derrida's work to philosophy.


This is a much-needed introduction for philosophy or humanities students undertaking courses on Derrida.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 16.51mm | 249g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0415325021
  • 9780415325028
  • 734,935

Table of contents

1. Introduction: Derrida's Life and the Background to His Philosophy 2. Metaphysics 3. Language: Sense and Meaning 4. Consciousness: Intentionality and Perception 5. Knowledge: Origin and Structure 6. Values: Ethics, Sovereignty, Humanism and Religion 7. Metaphor, Literature and Aesthetics 8. Towards a Definition of Deconstruction Bibliography
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Review Text

'Barry Stocker's guidebook achieves a great deal ... in a lucid prose that serves to demystify both Derrida and deconstruction ...' - A. Singh and M. Singamsetty, Metapsychology Online Reviews
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'Barry Stocker's guidebook achieves a great deal ... in a lucid prose that serves to demystify both Derrida and deconstruction ...' - A. Singh and M. Singamsetty, Metapsychology Online Reviews
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