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The Question of Being and History

Heidegger( )
Author: Derrida, Jacques
Translator: Bennington, Geoffrey
Series title:The Seminars of Jacques Derrida Ser.
Publication Date:Jun 2016
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

The present work is the fourth volume of the twenty projected volumes of our Seminars of Jacques Derrida Series edited by Geoffrey Bennington and Peggy Kamuf. The work derives from an early phase of Derrida's teaching at the Ecole Normale Superieur at Ulm from 1964-5. In this course Derrida presents an almost surgically precise reading of Heidegger's Being and Time based on the original German text most of which had not yet been translated into French. The course...
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Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Individual Philosophers
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.009 x 0.813 Inches
Book Weight:1.148 Pounds
Author Biography
Derrida, Jacques (Author)
Jacques Derrida was born in El-Biar, Algeria on July 15, 1930. He graduated from the École Normal Supérieure in 1956. He taught philosophy and logic at both the University of Paris and the École Normal Supérieure for around 30 years. His works of philosophy and linguistics form the basis of the school of criticism known as deconstruction. This theory states that language is an inadequate method to give an unambiguous definition of a work, as the meaning of text can differ depending on reader, time, and context.

During his lifetime, he wrote more than 40 books on various aspects of deconstruction including Of Grammatology, Glas, The Postcard: From Socrates to Freud and Beyond, and Ulysses Gramophone: Hear Say Yes in Joyce. He died of pancreatic cancer on October 9, 2004 at the age of 74.


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