Jacques Derrida Quotes

Jacques Derrida Quotes: I became the stage for the great argument between Nietzsche and Rousseau. I was the extra ready to take on all the roles.
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Jacques Derrida Quote: That is what deconstruction is made of: not the mixture but the tension between memory, fidelity, the preservation of something that has been given to us, and, at the same time, heterogeneity, something absolutely new, and a break.
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Quotes about Jacques Derrida: 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.
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Quote about Jacques Derrida: But because me and myself, as you no doubt are well aware, we are going to die, my relation
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Jacques Derrida Sayings: In a language, in the system of language, there are only differences. Therefore, a taxonomical operation an undertake the systematic, statistical, and classificatory inventory of a language.
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Jacques Derrida Saying: Learning to live ought to mean learning to die - to acknowledge, to accept, an absolute mortality - without positive outcome,or resurrection, or redemption, for oneself or for anyone else. That has been the old philosophical injunction since Plato: to be a philosopher is to learn how to die.
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Sayings about Jacques Derrida: I love language as I love life itself!
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Saying about Jacques Derrida: There is no rigorous and effective deconstruction without the faithful memory of philosophies and literatures, without the respectful and competent reading of texts of the past, as well as singular works of our own time. Deconstruction is also a certain thinking about tradition and context. Mark Taylor evokes this with great clarity in the course of a remarkable introduction. He reconstitutes a set of premises without which no deconstruction could have seen the light of day.
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Jacques Derrida Quotes: There is a future which is predictable, programmed, scheduled, foreseeable. But there is a future, l'avenir (to come) which refers to someone who comes whose arrival is totally unexpected. For me, that is the real future. That which is totally unpredictable. The Other who comes without my being able to anticipate their arrival. So if there is a real future, beyond the other known future, it is l'avenir in that it is the coming of the Other when I am completely unable to foresee their arrival.
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Jacques Derrida Quote: I say things that contradict each other, that are in real tension with each other, that compose me, that make me live, and that will make me die.
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Quotes about Jacques Derrida: I have always had trouble recognizing myself in the features of the intellectual playing his political role according to the screenplay that you are familiar with and whose heritage deserves to be questioned.
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Quote about Jacques Derrida: What is called
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