Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida

French philosopher and literary theorist, the founder of deconstruction.
But because me and myself, as you no doubt are well aware, we are going to die, my relation—and yours too—to the event of this text, which otherwise never quite makes it, our relation is that of a structurally posthumous necessity. Suppose, in that case, that I am not alone in my claim to know the idiomatic code (whose notion itself is already contradictory) of this event. What if somewhere, here or there, there are shares in this non-secret’s secret? Even so the scene would not be changed. The accomplices, as yoMore Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In Algeria, I had begun to get into literature and philosophy. I dreamed of writing-and already models were instructing the dream, a certain language governed it.More Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is nothing outside the textMore Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Peace is only possible when one of the warring sides takes the first step, the hazardous initiative, the risk of opening up dialogue, and decides to make the gesture that will lead not only to an armistice but to peace.More Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I speak only one language, and it is not my own.More Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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