Friday, July 02, 2010

"Derrida -- the Father of Deconstruction." THE PHILOSOPHER'S ZONE June 26, 2010.

Did you know there's a recipe out there for deconstructed Caesar salad? Or that you can buy a pair of deconstructed jeans? But deconstruction is not really about ripping the hems or serving all the ingredients separately instead of together in a bowl. It's a way of reading philosophical texts and this week we examine the work of the man who coined the term (and sometimes wished he hadn't): the French philosopher Jacques Derrida.

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