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"Whatever precautions you take so the photograph will look like this or that, there comes a moment when the photograph surprises you. It is the other's gaze that wins out and decides." -- Jacques Derrida
Jacques Derrida () (15 July 1930 – 8 October 2004) was a French philosopher born in Algeria. He developed the critical technique known as deconstruction, and his work has been associated both with post-structuralism and postmodern philosophy. His prolific output of more than 40 published books, together with essays and public speaking, has had a significant impact upon the humanities, particularly on literary theory and continental philosophy. His best known assertion with regard to his methodology is that "there is no outside-the-text."

Derrida was always uncomfortable with the popularity of the term "deconstruction" and the corresponding tendency to reduce his philosophical work to that particular label. In spite of his reservations, deconstruction has become associated with the attempt to expose and undermine the oppositions and paradoxes on which particular texts, philosophical and otherwise, are founded. He frequently called such paradoxes "binary oppositions." Derrida's strategy involved explicating the historical roots of philosophical ideas, questioning the so-called "metaphysics of presence" that he sees as having dominated philosophy since the ancient Greeks, careful textual analysis, and attempting to undermine and subvert the paradoxes themselves.

Derrida's work has had implications across many fields, including literature, architecture (in the form of deconstructivism), sociology, and cultural studies. Particularly in his later writings, he frequently addressed ethical and political themes, and his work influenced various activist and other political movements. His widespread influence made him a well-known cultural figure, while his approach to philosophy and the purported difficulty of his work also made him a figure of some controversy. His work has been seen as a challenge to the unquestioned assumptions of the Western philosophical tradition and Western culture as a whole.

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Total Books: 370
Abramo l'altro
Abramo L'altro (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788889446058
ISBN-10: 8889446056
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absolute Jacques Derrida
Absolute Jacques Derrida (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783936086201
ISBN-10: 3936086206
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Acabados
Acabados [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788481646726
ISBN-10: 8481646725
Genre: Nonfiction
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Acts of Literature
Acts of Literature (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415900560
ISBN-10: 0415900565
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Acts of Religion
Acts of Religion (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415924009
ISBN-10: 0415924006
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction, Christian Books & Bibles
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Adieu a Emmanuel Levinas
Adieu a Emmanuel Levinas [Incises - French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782718604855
ISBN-10: 2718604859
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Adieu Nachruf auf Emmanuel Levinas
Adieu Nachruf Auf Emmanuel Levinas (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783446196490
ISBN-10: 3446196498
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Adieu to Emmanuel Levinas
Adieu to Emmanuel Levinas [Meridian Stanford, Calif.] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780804732673
ISBN-10: 0804732671
Genre: Nonfiction
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Adios a Emmanuel Levinas Palabra de Acogida
Adios a Emmanuel Levinas Palabra De Acogida [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788481642834
ISBN-10: 8481642835
Genre: Nonfiction
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Allemand Mot a mot Kauderwelsch
Allemand Mot a Mot Kauderwelsch (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783894163297
ISBN-10: 3894163291
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The Animal That Therefore I Am
The Animal That Therefore I Am [Perspectives in Continental Philosophy] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780823227914
ISBN-10: 082322791X
Genre: Nonfiction
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Apokalypse
Apokalypse (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783851654233
ISBN-10: 3851654234
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Aporias
Aporias [Meridian : Crossing Aesthetics] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780804722520
ISBN-10: 0804722528
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Aporias Morir--esperarse  Los Limites De La Verdad / Dying--awaiting  the Limits of Truth
Aporias Morir--esperarse Los Limites De La Verdad / Dying--awaiting the Limits of Truth [En - One Another At - Studio - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788449305399
ISBN-10: 844930539X
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Aporien Sterben - Auf die 'Grenzen der Wahrheit' gefat sein
Aporien Sterben - Auf Die 'grenzen Der Wahrheit' Gefat Sein (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783770531479
ISBN-10: 3770531477
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Apories Mourir--s'attendre aux limites de la verite
Apories Mourir--s'attendre Aux Limites De La Verite [Incises - French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782718604619
ISBN-10: 2718604611
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Apprendre a vivre enfin
Apprendre a VIvre Enfin [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782718606798
ISBN-10: 2718606797
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Aprender Por Fin a Vivir
Aprender Por Fin a VIvir [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788461090013
ISBN-10: 8461090012
Genre: Nonfiction
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The Archeology of the Frivolous Reading Condillac
The Archeology of the Frivolous Reading Condillac [Bison Book] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780803216785
ISBN-10: 0803216785
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Archive Fever  A Freudian Impression
Archive Fever a Freudian Impression [Religion and Postmodernism Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780226143361
ISBN-10: 0226143368
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Artaud le Moma
Artaud Le Moma (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782718605418
ISBN-10: 2718605413
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Artaud the Moma [Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts] (Paperback)
The Beast and the Sovereign Volume I [The Seminars of Jacques Derrida] (Hardcover)Paperback
The Beast and the Sovereign Volume II [The Seminars of Jacques Derrida] (Hardcover)Paperback
Como No Hablar [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Counterpath Traveling with Jacques Derrida [Cultural Memory in the Present] (Hardcover)Paperback
De La Gramatologia [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
De L'esprit Heidegger Et La Question [Collection La Philosophie en effet - French Edition] (Paperback)
De L'hospitalite [Petite bibliotheque des idees - French Edition] (Paperback)
The Death Penalty Volume I [The Seminars of Jacques Derrida] (Hardcover)
The Death Penalty Volume II [The Seminars of Jacques Derrida] (Hardcover)
Demeure Maurice Blanchot [Incises - French Edition] (Paperback)
Donner Le Temps [Collection La Philosophie en effet - French Edition] (Paperback)
Du Droit a La Philosophie [Collection La Philosophie en effet - French Edition] (Hardcover)
El Lenguaje Y Las Instituciones Filosoficas/ the Language and the Philosophical Institutions [Pensamiento Contemporaneo/ Contemporary Thought - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
El Porvenir De La Profesion O La Universidad Sin Condicion [gracias a las "Humanities", lo que podria tener lugar manana - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
El Tiempo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Espectros De Marx [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Feu La Cendre [French Edition] (Paperback)
For What Tomorrow a Dialogue [Cultural Memory in the Present] (Hardcover)Paperback
For What Tomorrow a Dialogue [Cultural Memory in the Present] (Paperback)Hardcover
Geneses Genealogies Genres and Genius the Secrets of the Archive [European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism] (Hardcover)Paperback
Geschlecht [Heidegger] (Paperback)
The Gift of Death [Religion and Postmodernism Series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
H C for Life That Is to Say [Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics] (Hardcover)Paperback
Heidegger the Question of Being and History [The Seminars of Jacques Derrida] (Hardcover)
Jacques Derrida [Religion and Postmodernism Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
Khra [Incises - French Edition] (Paperback)
La Carte Postale De Socrate a Freud Et Au-dela [La Philosophie en effet - French Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
La Diseminacion [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
La Voz Y El Fenomeno [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
The Mal De Archivo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Margenes De La Filosofia / Margins of Philosophy [Teorema Serie Mayor - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
New Modernism [Art and Design Vol4 No 3/4] (Paperback)
Of Hospitality [Cultural Memory in the Present] (Hardcover)Paperback
On the Name [Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics] (Hardcover)Paperback
Palabra Instantaneas Filosoficas [Filosofia - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Paper Machine [Cultural Memory in the Present] (Hardcover)Paperback
Points De Suspension Entretiens [Collection La Philosophie en effet - French Edition] (Paperback)
Points Interviews 1974-1994 [Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics] (Hardcover)Paperback
Politiques De L'amitie Suivi De L'oreille De Heidegger [Collection La Philosophie en effet - French Edition] (Paperback)
Psyche Inventions De L'autre [Collection La Philosophie en effet - French Edition] (Paperback)
Psyche Inventions of the Other Volume I [Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics] (Hardcover)Paperback
Psyche Inventions of the Other Volume II [Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics] (Hardcover)Paperback
Questioning Judaism Interviews [Cultural Memory in the Present] (Paperback)Hardcover
Resistances De La Psychanalyse [Collection La philosophie en effet - French Edition] (Paperback)
Resistances of Psychoanalysis [Meridian Stanford, Calif.] (Paperback)Hardcover
Responsibilities of Deconstruction [P.L.I.Warwick Journal of Philosophy] (Paperback)
Rogues Two Essays on Reason [Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics] (Hardcover)Paperback
Sauf Le Nom [Incises - French Edition] (Paperback)
Schibboleth Pour Paul Celan [Collection La Philosophie en effet - French Edition] (Paperback)
Signature Derrida [A Critical Inquiry Book] (Hardcover)Paperback
Signeponge [Fiction & Cie] (Other)
Signeponge-signsponge [English and French Edition] (Paperback)
Sovereignties in Question the Poetics of Paul Celan [Perspectives in Continental Philosophy] (Hardcover)Paperback
Tourner Les Mots Au Bord D'un Film [Incises - French Edition] (Paperback)
Ulysse Gramophone Deux Mots Pour Joyce [Collection La Philosophie en effet - French Edition] (Paperback)
Veils [Cultural Memory in the Present] (Hardcover)Paperback
Voice and Phenomenon Introduction to the Problem of the Sign in Husserl's Phenomenology [Northwestern University Studies in Phenomenology & Existential Philosophy] (Paperback)
Without Alibi [Meridian Stanford, Calif.] (Hardcover)Paperback