Speech and Phenomena: And Other Essays on Husserl's Theory of Signs / Edition 1

Speech and Phenomena: And Other Essays on Husserl's Theory of Signs / Edition 1

by Jacques Derrida
     
 


In Speech and Phenomena, Jacques Derrida situates the philosophy of language in relation to logic and rhetoric, which have often been seen as irreconcilable criteria for the use and interpretations of signs. His critique of Husserl attacks the position that language is founded on logic rather than on rhetoric; instead, he claims, meaningful language isSee more details below

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In Speech and Phenomena, Jacques Derrida situates the philosophy of language in relation to logic and rhetoric, which have often been seen as irreconcilable criteria for the use and interpretations of signs. His critique of Husserl attacks the position that language is founded on logic rather than on rhetoric; instead, he claims, meaningful language is limited to expression because expression alone conveys sense. Derrida's larger project is to confront phenomenology with the tradition it has so often renounced--the tradition of Western metaphysics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810105904
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1979
Series:
Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
Edition description:
1
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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