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  • n  a philosophical theory of criticism (usually of literature or film) that seeks to expose deep-seated contradictions in a work by delving below its surface meaning

  • Even if such spiritual deconstructionism is true, some scientists--to say nothing of most theologians--think it takes you only so far, particularly when it comes to trying to .
  • Unlike those socialists depressed by the Reagan decade who retreated to their seminars on French deconstructionism, Ehrenreich went scrounging for morsels of social insight in chic .
  • Corliss should lighten up, take a break from postmodern deconstructionism and take a trip through the magic wardrobe! Despite what Corliss thinks, there is indeed fire, passion and .

  • David Brooks in Seattle Times
    Columnist and author David Brooks wrote: "If the true thing is obvious and boring, the liberal person will go off and say something original, even if it is completely idiotic. This is how deconstructionism got started."

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