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deconstructionist

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Characteristic of, related to, or supporting deconstructionism
  • n. A proponent of deconstructionism

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to deconstruction or deconstructionism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or concerned with the philosophical theory of literature known as deconstructionism

Etymologies

deconstruction +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sallis's point is not the psuedo-Nietzschean 'deconstructionist' notion that 'truth' is a fixed, constraining order imposed by some Power on to the free thriving of our life-sustaining imagination -- that the 'monstrosity' of truth resides in the fact that every 'regime of truth' deforms and stifles the free flow of our life-energy.

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  • Richard says the "deconstructionist" singular emphasis on fragmentation of meaning prevents rational discourse.

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  • I am not now nor have I ever been either a "deconstructionist" or for that matter a Maoist.

    A Case of 'Inverted Commas'

  • Hence I am hardly committed to David Hume's ontological dissolution of personal identity into a bundle of perceptions, let alone to the literary "deconstructionist" perdition with which Rothstein saddles me.

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  • But almost everyone in America, including both progressive doofuses and conservatives, lumps him with irrelevant fools like Derrida - even Lacan - under the label "deconstructionist" just to give you an idea, this is like grouping Adam Smith, Charles Darwin, and George Frazier together, calling them "Brits", and then labelling their works under a heading like "pro-analyzers" and claims that "Foucault and Derrida claimed that all reality is a passing idea on society's mind" or some other sophomoric crap.

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  • The German designer consistently features radical deconstructionist elements, and his runway shows are popular with the young hipster scene.

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  • But at the end, several thousands armed with Palestinian flags, crowbars and hammers marched off to the Israeli embassy for a bit of deconstructionist work.

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  • Sure, a person — say, a lesbian Marxist or a French vegan deconstructionist — could make that argument, but I hope that person wouldn't be the president of the Association of Catholic

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  • We will ensure that traditional moral readings of the works are given prominence, instead of the feminist or deconstructionist readings that often proliferate in other series of 'critical editions'.

    Fiction

  • Getting out of this mess would require all the deconstructionist skills I had learned at the State University of New York-Plattsburgh Avant-Garde Summer Refresher Course.

    The Mata Hari of the Faculty Lounge

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