An Animated Introduction to French Philosopher Jacques Derrida

Dan Colman, Open Culture, Sept 05, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Derrida's impact will probably be found through people other than Derrida himself. "Derrida bristled at the idea that language could suffice to tell us how and who to be in the world. His suspicion of logocentrism, 'an over-hasty, naïve devotion to reason, logic, and clear definition,' says de Botton, means he felt that 'many of the most important things we feel can never be expressed in words.'"

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