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Between Foucault and Derrida (Hardcover)

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Explores the biographical, historical and philosophical connections between Jacques Derrida and Michel FoucaultDerrida and Foucault are unquestionably two of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century. Both share a similar motivation to challenge our fundamental structures of meaning - in texts, political structures, and epistemic and discursive practices - in order to inspire new ways of thinking. Between Foucault and Derrida explores the notorious Cogito debate and includes: the central articles, an important piece by Jean-Marie Beyssade, along with a letter Foucault wrote to Beyssade in response - both these pieces available for the first time in English translation. In addition, some of the most well-known scholars working in contemporary continental philosophy address the various philosophical intersections and divergences of these two profoundly important thinkers.
Explores the biographical, historical and philosophical connections between Jacques Derrida and Michel Foucault

Derrida and Foucault are unquestionably two of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century. Both share a similar motivation to challenge our fundamental structures of meaning - in texts, political structures, and epistemic and discursive practices - in order to inspire new ways of thinking.

Between Foucault and Derrida explores the notorious Cogito debate and includes: the central articles, an important piece by Jean-Marie Beyssade, along with a letter Foucault wrote to Beyssade in response - both these pieces available for the first time in English translation. In addition, some of the most well-known scholars working in contemporary continental philosophy address the various philosophical intersections and divergences of these two profoundly important thinkers.
Number of Pages: 273
Genre: Philosophy
Sub-Genre: Criticism, Movements / Deconstruction, Reference
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: October 1, 2016
TCIN: 17240251
UPC: 9780748697694
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-4756
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