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Derrida's America

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/9780823229581.003.0006

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

Derrida's America

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This chapter illustrates how Derrida looks upon America, and describes Derrida's life in America. It considers Derrida's influence on America, especially in deconstruction, a term often associated with him. It also provides a description of Derrida's “America” and “Europe”.

Keywords: Jacques Derrida; America; Europe; deconstruction

Chapter.  6820 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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