[ US /ˈdɛɹɪdɑ/ ]
  1. French philosopher and critic (born in Algeria); exponent of deconstructionism (1930-2004)
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How To Use Derrida In A Sentence

  • I want to suggest that in the case of his funeral orations, Derrida writes from within a rhetorical tradition that sometimes includes meaning or signification in its persuasive aims.
  • Derrida neglected to discuss alternatives except in language so opaque it is impossible to decipher.
  • According to Derrida, Levinas underestimates not only the elusiveness of alterity but the degree of respect for alterity already present in earlier thinkers.
  • From Rogues, especially, we know that sovereignty is for Derrida part of the larger question he calls "ipseity," the possibility of selfhood, which, for the ten-year period 1991-2001, was posed under the heading "Questions of Responsibility. The Blogora
  • From the dialectic materialism of Hegel to the deconstructionism of Jacques Derrida, these traditions distinguished themselves from the Anglo-American schools of analytic thought in both their content and their methodologies.
  • Palimpsest is a metaphor commonly used by deconstructionists, particularly Jacques Derrida.
  • I am arguing, rather, that those in cultural studies would do well to take into account the challenge Nancy and Derrida, in different ways, pose to the "intuitionist" tradition. Crossroads of Philosophy and Cultural Studies: Body, Context, Performativity, Community
  • Derrida is critical of Heidegger's conception of historicity as fate or destiny because of the contamination of spirit by nationalism.
  • Derrida himself is interested in the tension created between discursive play and history.
  • Indeed, we aim to show that the somewhat malapert remarks of Derrida on Fukuyama open up onto something that is much more significant than scorn.
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