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The young Derrida and French philosophy, 1945-1968

Edward Baring 1980-


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  • Title:
    The young Derrida and French philosophy, 1945-1968
  • Author: Edward Baring 1980-
  • Description: Machine generated contents note: Introduction; Part I. Derrida Post-Existentialist: 1. Humanist pretensions: Catholics, Communists and Sartre's struggle for existentialism in post-war France; 2. Derrida's 'Christian' existentialism; 3. Normalization: the École Normale Supe;rieure and Derrida's turn to Husserl; 4. Genesis as a problem: Derrida reading Husserl; 5. The God of mathematics: Derrida and the origin of geometry; Part II. Between Phenomenology and Structuralism: 6. A history of diffe;rance; 7. L'ambiguite; du concours: the deconstruction of commentary and interpretation in Speech and Phenomena; 8. The ends of man: reading and writing at the ENS; Epilogue.
    "The intellectual history of postwar France often resembles village life. Most of the important academic institutions - the Sorbonne, the Ecole Normale Supeþrieure, the College de France, the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, even the cafes where Sartre debated with Camus - sit within the same square mile on the left bank of the Seine. This "village" was not only geographically limited. Names recur with surprising regularity: Bachelard, father and daughter, two Merleau-Pontys, as well as numerous Jolys, Lautmans, Pons and Michauds filling up the promotions at the elite centers for higher learning. The founder of Tel Quel, Philippe Sollers, married the philosopher Julia Kristeva; Jacques Lacan married Georges Bataille's widow; his daughter married the Lacanian Jacques-Alain Miller. Pierre Bourdieu, Michel Serres, and Jacques Derrida were schoolfriends before they were philosophical interlocutors and then rivals"--
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (351 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-139-15297-1;ISBN 1-107-22834-4;ISBN 1-283-34256-1;ISBN 9786613342560;ISBN 1-139-16052-4;ISBN 1-139-16152-0;ISBN 1-139-15595-4;ISBN 1-139-15770-1;ISBN 1-139-15947-X;ISBN 0-511-84208-2
  • Subjects: Derrida, Jacques; Philosophy, French -- 20th century; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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