A Companion to Derrida is the most comprehensive single volume reference work on the thought of Jacques Derrida. Leading scholars present a summary of his most important accomplishments across a broad range of subjects, and offer new assessments of these achievements.
- The most comprehensive single volume reference work on the thought of Jacques Derrida, with contributions from highly prominent Derrida scholars
- Unique focus on three major philosophical themes of metaphysics and epistemology; ethics, religion, and politics; and art and literature
- Introduces the reader to the positions Derrida took in various areas of philosophy, as well as clarifying how derrideans interpret them in the present
- Contributions present not only a summary of Derrida’s most important accomplishments in relation to a wide range of disciplines, but also a new assessment of these accomplishments
- Offers a greater understanding of how Derrida’s work has fared since his death
Wiley; June 2014
- ISBN: 9781118607282
- Edition: 1
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- Title: A Companion to Derrida
Series: Blackwell Companions to Philosophy
- Author: Zeynep Direk (ed.); Leonard Lawlor (ed.)
About The Author
Zeynep Direk teaches contemporary philosophy and ethics at Koç University, Istanbul. She has written numerous essays in Contemporary European philosophy and edited 10 books in Turkish on Levinas, Derrida, Merleau-Ponty, and Sartre, in addition to editing collections of essays and journal issues on gender and race theory.
Leonard Lawlor is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy at Penn State University, USA. He is the author of several books including: Early Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy (2011) and This is not Sufficient: An Essay on Animality and Human Nature in Derrida (2007). He is one of the co-editors and co-founders of the journal Chiasmi International: Trilingual Studies Concerning the Thought of Merleau-Ponty.