Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida

French philosopher and literary theorist, the founder of deconstruction.
Even if we're in a state of hopelessness, a sense of expectation is an integral part of our relationship to time. Hopelessness is possible only because we do hope that some good, loving someone could come. If that's what Heidegger meant, then I agree with him.More Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I always dream of a pen that would be a syringe.More Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As soon as we cease to believe in such an engineer and in a discourse which breaks with the received historical discourse, and as soon as we admit that every finite discourse is bound by a certain bricolage and that the engineer and the scientist are also species of bricoleurs , then the very idea of bricolage is menaced and the difference in which it took on its meaning breaks down.More Jacques Derrida quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I do not believe in pure idioms. I think there is naturally a desire, for whoever speaks or writes, to sign in an idiomatic, irreplaceable manner.More Jacques Derrida quotes [09/20/2011 05:09:32]
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 [09/20/2011 05:09:05]

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