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Derrida and the Political Ric Beardsworth

Derrida and the Political

Ric Beardsworth

Published December 6th 1996
ISBN : 9780415109666
Hardcover
192 pages
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Jacques Derrida, one of the most influential, controversial and complex thinkers of our time, has come to be at the centre of many political debates. This is the first book to consider the political implications of Derridas deconstruction. It is aMoreJacques Derrida, one of the most influential, controversial and complex thinkers of our time, has come to be at the centre of many political debates. This is the first book to consider the political implications of Derridas deconstruction. It is a timely response both to Derridas own recent shift towards thinking about the political, and to the political focus of contemparary Continental philosophy.Richard Beardsworths study, Derrida and the Political, locates a way of thinking about deconstruction using the tools of political philosophy. Richard Beardsworth has provided students of philosophy, politics and critical theory with a thought-provoking, upper level introduction to Derridaa work as a political theorist.