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Instructor: Jerry Miller



Course Description:

This course focuses on the work of French theorist Jacques Derrida, the figure most closely associated with the deconstructive movement of the late 20th century. After examining some earlier works, we will turn to his later writings on ethics and politics.



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Philosophy 332: Topics in Twentieth Century Continental Philosophy



Topic: Jacques Derrida





Instructor: Jerry Miller



Course Description:

This course focuses on the work of French theorist Jacques Derrida, the figure most closely associated with the deconstructive movement of the late 20th century. After examining some earlier works, we will turn to his later writings on ethics and politics.





Required Texts (all by Derrida):

Dissemination

Limited, Inc.

Of Hospitality

Echographies of Television

Monolingualism of the Other



Weekly Class Assignments:



Weeks 1-3 Dissemination



Weeks 4-6 Limited, Inc



Weeks 7-9 Essays



Weeks 10 Monolingualism of the Other



Weeks 11 Of Hospitality



Week 13-14 Echographies of Television



Course Requirements:

Three 4-5 page papers, one 5-8 minute class presentation, 12-15 page final paper