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 Jacques Derrida

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Jacques Derrida

  • Birth 15 Jul 1930 Algiers, Algiers, Algeria
  • Death 8 Oct 2004 Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
  • Burial Ris-Orangis, Departement de l'Essonne, Île-de-France, France
  • Memorial ID 9580205

French Philosopher. Best remembered for his "deconstruction theory" - a complex school of thought which unpicks text in order to reveal its hidden meanings. During his career he taught at the Sorbonne and several universities in America. His writings include Speech and Phenomena (1973), Writing and Difference (1978), Positions (1981), Margins of Philosophy (1983), The Ear of the Other (1988), The Other Heading (1991) and Spectres of Marx (1994).

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  • Originally Created by: Bunny Boiler
  • Added: 11 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9580205
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacques Derrida (15 Jul 1930–8 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9580205, citing Cimetière de Ris-Orangis, Ris-Orangis, Departement de l'Essonne, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .