Derrida and Differance

Derrida and Differance


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A collection of six essays by British and American philosophers, 'Derrida and Differance' represents recent appropriations of Derrida's thought at the Warwick Workshops on Continental Philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810107861
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 05/01/1988
Series: Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 98
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

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).

Table of Contents

Letter to a Japanese Friend     JACQUES DERRIDA
    translated by David Wood and Andrew Benjamin
Engorged Philosophy: A Note on Freud, Derrida, and Différance    DAVID FARRELL KRELL
The Trace of Levinas in Derrida     ROBERT BERNASCONI
The Original Difference: Différance    WALTER BROGAN
The Economy of Duplicity    GAYLE ORMISTON
Thresholds     JOHN LLEWELYN
Différance and the Problem of Strategy     DAVID WOOD
An Interview with Derrida (from le nouvel observateur)
     translated by David Allison, et al. 
The Original Discussion of "Différance" (1968)
     translated by David Wood, Sarah Richmond, and Malcolm Bernard

Notes on the Contributors

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