Definition of Jacques Derrida

1. Noun. French philosopher and critic (born in Algeria); exponent of deconstructionism (1930-2004).

Exact synonyms: Derrida
Generic synonyms: Literary Critic, Philosopher

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jacques Derrida

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Jacqueline Cochran
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Jacques' plexus
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Jacques Anatole Francois Thibault
Jacques Bernoulli
Jacques Cartier
Jacques Charles
Jacques Costeau
Jacques Derrida (current term)
Jacques Etienne Montgolfier
Jacques Francois Antoine Ibert
Jacques Francois Fromental Elie Halevy
Jacques Germain Soufflot
Jacques Lipchitz
Jacques Loeb
Jacques Louis David
Jacques Lucien Monod
Jacques Marquette
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Jacques Offenbach
Jacques Tati
Jacques Tatischeff
Jacques Yves Costeau

Literary usage of Jacques Derrida

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Shame about the Title: Poems that Point and Snicker by Matt Fitzgerald (1994)
"—Jacques Derrida * Lamentably, I could not muster enough energy to track down the exact quote, hence this is only a paraphrase. Is that bad? ..."

2. The Socius of Architecture: Amsterdam, Tokyo, New York by Arie Graafland (2000)
"8 Jacques Derrida, 'A letter to Peter Eisenman', and Peter Eisenman, 'Post/El Cards; a reply to Jacques Derrida', in An exchange between Jacques ..."

3. Passive Tranquility: The Sculpture of Filippo Della Valle by Vernon Hyde Minor (1997)
"Kant's discussion of the parergon, or frame, has led Jacques Derrida to further, ... 25 Jacques Derrida, The Truth in Painting, trans. ..."

4. Fifty Poems of Attar by Farid Al-Din Attar (2007)
"As philosopher Jacques Derrida (who coined the term 'deconstruction' for such an approach) may have it, in Attar's poetry there is no difference between ..."

5. Architectural Bodies by Ad Graafland, Michael Speaks (1996)
"5 See Jacques Derrida, 'Point de Folie - Maintenant 1'Architecture.' in Forum 1988. no. 2, p. 17: previously published in Bernard Tschumi. La Case Vide. ..."

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