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Deconstruction in Context: Literature and Philosophy

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"There is no rigorous and effective deconstruction without the faithful memory of philosophies and literatures, without the respectful and competent reading of texts of the past, as well as singular works of our own time. Deconstruction is also a certain thinking about tradition and context. Mark Taylor evokes this with great clarity in the course of a remarkable ...more
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Published October 15th 1986 by University Of Chicago Press
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An ambitious anthology of modern and post-modern philosophic writings, from Kant to Derrida, including Hegel, Husserl, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Blanchot, among others. I want to only focus on one essay, included in this anthology, written by Emmanuel Levinas, entitled "The Trace of the Other" (pp. 345-359), which consists of excerpts from "La Trace de L'Autre," translated by A. Lingis, Tifdschrift voor Philosophie (Sept. 1963), 605-23. Levinas wrote the essay in 1963, 11 years prior to ...more
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