Jacques Derrida Biography

Academic, Philosopher, Journalist, Scholar, Literary Critic(1930–2004)
Jacques Derrida was an influential postmodern French philosopher who developed the analytic method known as Deconstruction.

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Jacques Derrida was born on July 15, 1930 in French Algeria. He was a French philosopher whose critique of Western philosophy had an incredible influence on the intellectual world in the late 20th century. He eventually taught at universities throughout the world and published 40 books on his theory, which has come to be known as "deconstruction." He died in 2004.

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