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It goes without saying that these effects do not suffice to annul the necessity for a “change of terrain.” It also goes without saying that the choice between these two forms of deconstruction cannot be simple and unique. A new writing must weave and interlace these two motifs of deconstruction. Which amounts to saying that one must speak several languages and produce several texts at once. I would like to point out especially that the style of the first deconstruction is mostly that of the Heideggerian questions, and the other is mostly the one which dominates France today. I am purposely speaking in terms of a dominant style: because there are also breaks and changes of terrain in texts of the Heideggerian type; because the “change of terrain” is far from upsetting the entire French landscape to which I am referring; because what we need, perhaps, as Nietzsche said, is a change of “style”; and if there is style, Nietzsche reminded us, it must be plural.

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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.

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