Beyond Deconstruction: From Hermeneutics to Reconstruction

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Alberto Martinengo
Walter de Gruyter, Aug 31, 2012 - Philosophy - 308 pages
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By now Jacques Derrida’s legacy has taken the form of a veritable (post-)deconstructive Babel. Its lasting presence is marked by a crucial oscillation between the echoes of its earlier success and the claims of a radically different sensibility. This volume takes stock of the controversy in three main fields: philosophy, literary studies, and law. For all those who are confronted with the variety of Derrida’s legacy this book serves as an invaluable map and takes a reconstructive approach to move beyond deconstruction.

 

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Contents

Deconstruction at its End? Preliminary Remarks
1
A Philosophical Approach
11
The Case of Art and Literature
95
The PoliticoSocial and Juridical Point of View
195

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Alberto Martinengo, Universitą degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy.

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