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How to interpret Derrida's work now after so much commentary has been devoted to his thought, and his own astonishing productivity has come to an end? In this groundbreaking collection, Joshua Kates argues that we must begin from a different frame than Derrida himself provides, by inserting his work into already existing fields, by "fielding Derrida." Is Derrida a skeptic? Does he subscribe to a death of meaning (and the "I") at the hands of a sign? Is his thought at all proximate to contemporary Marxian/post-Marxist thinking? Thanks to placing Derrida's texts in broader fields (such as Husserlian phenomenology and analytic philosophy of language) and subsequently nuancing what such comparisons yield, Kates's work capture Derrida's stances on these and other questions with a new concreteness and an unprecedented scope, forging links to vital debates across the humanities today.; "Offers creative and well-defended new interpretations of Derrida's familiar texts."

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. p. i
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. ii-ix
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. x-xi
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. xii-xv
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-8
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  1. PART I
  2. pp. 9-10
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  1. Deconstruction as Skepticism
  2. pp. 11-25
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  1. Derrida, Husserl, and the Commentators
  2. pp. 26-48
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  1. A Transcendental Sense of Death?
  2. pp. 49-74
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  1. Literary Theory’s Languages
  2. pp. 75-106
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  1. PART II
  2. pp. 107-108
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  1. Jacob Klein and Jacques Derrida
  2. pp. 109-123
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  1. Jacob Klein and Jacques Derrida
  2. pp. 124-152
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  1. Derrida’s Contribution to Phenomenology
  2. pp. 153-186
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  1. Foretellese
  2. pp. 187-216
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 217-266
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 267-280
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  1. Perspectives inContinental Philosophy Series
  2. pp. 281-284
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780823247820
Related ISBN
9780823229468
MARC Record
OCLC
648207961
Pages
300
Launched on MUSE
2012-06-26
Language
English
Open Access
No
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