Limited Inc, Volume 10

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Northwestern University Press, 1977 - Philosophy - 160 pages
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Limited Inc is a major work in the philosophy of language by the celebrated French thinker Jacques Derrida. The book's two essays, "Limited Inc" and "Signature Event Context," constitute key statements of the Derridean theory of deconstruction. They are the clearest exposition to be found of Derrida's most controversial idea, that linguistic meaning is fundamentally indeterminate because the contexts that fix meaning are never stable. Limited Inc includes an important new afterword by the author.

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Derrida's contributions to critical theory, cultural studies, and gender theory are immense. I fell in love with his work in the late 90s as an undergrad. Many complain about his work being too hard ... Read full review

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dude, alright, i get it. the signature's occurrence qua event, as embedded in the possibility of its effect only as the graphematic enunciation of its own iteration of itself as such, splits the ... Read full review

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Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) was professor of philosophy at the Ecole Normale Superieure of the University of Paris. Best known as the founder of deconstruction, his work had a profound impact on literary theory and continental philosophy.

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