from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Derrida, Jacques 1930-2004. Algerian-born French philosopher who developed the theory of deconstruction. His widely influential works include Speech and Phenomena, Writing and Difference, and Of Grammatology, all published in 1967.

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


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