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Jacob Klein and Jacques Derrida: Historicism and History in Two Interpretations of Husserl's Late Writings

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/9780823229468.003.0007

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

Jacob Klein and Jacques Derrida:               Historicism and History in Two Interpretations of Husserl's Late Writings

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This chapter discusses the intellectual context that united Klein and Derrida. This context highlights the engagement with Husserl's last writing on history. It investigates Klein's and Derrida's different treatments of the extended interpretations of Husserl's late fragment entitled “The Origin of Geometry”.

Keywords: Jacob Klein; Jacques Derrida; historicism; The Origin of Geometry; Husserlian phenomenology

Chapter.  12423 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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