Derrida and Différance

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Northwestern University Press, 1985 - Philosophy - 98 pages
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A Society of the Friends of Difference would have to include Heraclitus, Nietzsche, Saussure, Freud, Adorno, Heidegger, Levinas, Deleuze, and Lyotard among its most prominent members. It is tempting to think of these figures as constituting a distinct philosophical tradition, one which would emphasize dissonance, separation, disparity, plurality, distinction, change, over against those who would continue the search for unity, identity, presence, permanence, foundations, structures, and essences.

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Contents

A Note on Freud
7
The Trace of Levinas in Derrida ROBERT BERNASCONI
13
Differance WALTER BROGAN
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Jose Medina is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University. He is author of "Speaking from Elsewhere: A New Contextualist Perspective on Meaning, Identity, and Discursive Agency" (2005) and "The Unity of Wittgenstein's Philosophy" (2002).


David Wood is Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University, and Honorary Professor at the University of Warwick. His previous books include "The Step Back: Ethics and Politics after Deconstruction "(2005)," Thinking After Heidegger" (Blackwell, 2002), "The Deconstruction of Time" (2001), "Derrida: A Critical Reader "(Blackwell, 1992), and "Philosophy at the Limit" (1990).


Robert Bernasconi is Lillian and Morrie Moss Professor of Philosophy at the University of Memphis. He has published numerous articles and collections including "The Question of Language in Heidegger's History of Being" (1985), and "Heidegger in Question" (1993).

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