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Read through the most famous quotes from Jacques Derrida
I always dream of a pen that would be a syringe. ↗
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No one gets angry at a mathematician or a physicist whom he or she doesn't understand, or at someone who speaks a foreign language, but rather at someone who tampers with your own language. ↗
Why is it the philosopher who is expected to be easier and not some scientist who is even more inaccessible? ↗
As soon as there is language, generality has entered the scen. ↗
Derrida will prefer to follow the more "fruitful paths (formalization)" of a general semiotics without falling in what he considered "a hierarchizing teleology" privileging linguistics and speak of 'mark' rather than of language not as something restricted to mankind but as prelinguistic as the pure possibility of language working every where there is a relation to something else. And instead of thinking that we are living at the end of writing I think that in another sense we are living in the extension – the overwhelming extension – of writing. Derrida once explained that this assertion "which for some has become a sort of slogan in general so badly understood of deconstruction (.
His work influenced various activists and political movements. Particularly in his later writings he frequently addressed ethical and political themes. : /ʒɑːk ˈdɛrɨdə/; French: [ʒak dɛʁida]; July 15 1930 – October 9 2004) was a French philosopher born in French Algeria.