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Derrida's Of Grammatology: An Edinburgh Philosophical Guide

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Everything you need to know about Derrida's Of Grammatology in one volume. Jacques Derrida was one of the most famous and influential philosophers of the later twentieth century. First published in 1967, Of Grammatology is his best known text, introducing many fundamental concepts relating to linguistics and writing which he would develop in his later work. This book provi ...more
Paperback, 166 pages
Published April 30th 2008 by Edinburgh University Press (first published April 15th 2008)
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Nadosia Grey
This is by far the best supplementation to Derrida's main ideas (you see what I did there). You could use this book to better understand Writing and Difference as well because many of the concepts carry over. It's written very well in an understandable way that makes Derrida's thoughts not so hard.

My only qualm might be with the closing remarks where Bradley states that Of Grammatology can never be fully interpreted--the possibilities for new readings of the book are endless. This sort of inter
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Jamie
Apr 13, 2010 Jamie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: policy debaters, Derrida students
Derrida's milestone work Of Grammatology is notoriously difficult for the unprepared. In just the first 76 pages, the reader must not only immerse in the depths of semiotics and post-structural language and overcome numerous Derrida's conceptual creations, but also travel through the new form of deconstruction itself. This is enough to scare off all but the determined reader, in spite of the importance and increasing relevance of Derrida's work.

Bradley's "Derrida's Of Grammatology" is a great so
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