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Derrida and the End of History

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In the POSTMODERN ENCOUNTER series, the author places Derrida's rejection of Fukuyama's claim within a wider tradition of endist thought. The Frenchman's critique of endism is highlighted as one of his most valuable contributions to the post-modern cultural debate as well as the most accessible entry to deconstruction.
Paperback, 80 pages
Published August 16th 1995 by Totem Books
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H Wesselius
Jul 26, 2011 H Wesselius rated it really liked it
read after reading the end of history just to straighten yourself out
Hermione Laake
Apr 11, 2013 Hermione Laake rated it really liked it
An easy to read look at Derrida, who is a notoriously difficult theorist. Discusses 'endism', and also reviews The Inhuman which sounds an interesting text, since it predicts that technoscience wishes to preserve life past the end of the universe without humans, which is what Baudrillard discusses in Art and Artifact. Interesting snapshot of various theorists.
Michael Brady
Jan 11, 2014 Michael Brady rated it it was ok
Shelves: history, philosophy
WTF?!!
Daymian
Nov 03, 2013 Daymian rated it it was amazing
A refreshingly simple take for Derrida's works, which have been described charitably as 'purposely obscure'. Don't miss this book if you are trying to wrap your head around Derrida.
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Jun 29, 2015 Musa rated it really liked it
Shelves: postmodernism, owned
A strong perspective and analysis. Don't miss it.
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interesting
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