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Introduction

Michael Naas

in Derrida From Now On

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780823229581
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235162 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823229581.003.0001

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

Introduction

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This introductory chapter discusses how Jacques Derrida's works revolved around the history of the French language, and how the author connects to him by his being his inspiration. It recalls the last works of Derrida and describes how the author mourns Derrida's death. It also provides overviews of the subsequent chapters included in the book.

Keywords: French language; Jacques Derrida; writings; death

Chapter.  8031 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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