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  • n  French philosopher and critic (born in Algeria); exponent of deconstructionism (1930-2004)
News & Articles

  • What Time Does The French Open Start?
    Do you feel like you need to be a Derrida scholar to deconstruct the French Open scheduling? Can't figure out what time to watch the men's semis? Never fear, we here at the Daily Fix have Ph.Ds in time-difference calculation and internet searching, all for the benefit of your DVR-programming needs.
    June 6, 2013 - Wall Street Journal Blogs
Quotes

  • Cornel West in International Herald Tribune
    ("He understands Derrida better than some professors," Cornel West said.) Those articles proved the whole "Matrix" enterprise was doomed: any thriller that needs a French philosopher to prop up its glossy hokum is in trouble.
  • Roger Scruton in guardian.co.uk
    The Guardian hailed his "dramatic impact on the study of literature"; Roger Scruton said he talked "nonsense". "Can there be any certainty in the death of Jacques Derrida?"

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