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Deconstruction as Skepticism

Joshua Kates

in Fielding Derrida

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780823229468
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235209 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823229468.003.0002

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

Deconstruction as Skepticism

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This chapter examines canonical treatments of early texts such as those of Jonathan Culler and Christopher Norris. It also focuses on the philosophical problem of skepticism in order to argue that Derrida always wished to keep a distance from all forms of skepticism, and that he repeatedly turned to Husserl's phenomenology in order to do so.

Keywords: deconstruction; skepticism; Jonathan Culler; Christopher Norris; Husserlian phenomenology

Chapter.  6039 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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