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Derrida, Jacques

Line breaks: Jacques Der|rida
Pronunciation: /ˈdɛrɪdə
 
, dɛʀida/

Definition of Derrida, Jacques in English:

( 1930–2004), French philosopher and critic, the most important figure in deconstructionism. Notable works: Of Grammatology (1967) and Writing and Difference (1967).

Derivatives

Derridean

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Pronunciation: /ˌdɛrɪˈdɪən/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • And it is no accident that Derridean deconstruction typically deals with texts that are part expository, part fiction - Plato's Phaedrus is another example.
  • It can include ‘difference’ in the Derridean sense of the disjuncture between objects of perception and the meanings these have as symbols or representations.
  • As a good, practicing Derridean, I do not believe in transcendental and timeless qualities.

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