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By Dr Irwin Jones

Michel Foucault refers to 1965-1970 as, in philosophical phrases, 'the 5 short, impassioned, jubilant, enigmatic years'. This publication reinterprets Jacques Derrida's paintings from this era, so much particularly in L'Écriture et los angeles Différence (Writing and Difference), and argues transformation occurs right here which has been marginalized in readings of his paintings to this point. Irwin follows with a glance at how the 'grammatological beginning' turns into the most important for Derrida's paintings within the Seventies and past, incorporating one in every of his final readings of embodiment from 2000.

By drawing our awareness to the politics of hope and sexuality, this groundbreaking ebook engages with the paintings of key continental theorists, together with Artaud, Bataille, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Habermas and Cixous, while additionally studying Derrida's dating with Plato and feminist idea. it's going to attract quite a lot of readers in the social sciences and philosophy, fairly people with pursuits in gender and sexuality, social concept, continental concept, queer experiences and literary theory.

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