There Is No Rigorous And Effective Deconstruction Without The Faithful Memory Of Philosophies And Literatures, Without The Respectful And Competent Reading Of Texts Of The Past, As Well As Singular Works Of Our Own Time Deconstruction Is Also A Certain Thinking About Tradition And Context Mark Taylor Evokes This With Great Clarity In The Course Of A Remarkable Introduction He Reconstitutes A Set Of Premises Without Which No Deconstruction Could Have Seen The Light Of Day Jacques Derrida This Invaluable Philosophical Sampler Brings Together Many Of The Threads Out Of Which Deconstruction Is Woven Taylor S Anthology Does Not Make Deconstruction Easy Much Usefully, It Provides A Meticulous Guide To The Sources And Significance Of The Difficulties Barbara E Johnson The Book Will Be Of Great Value As A Set Of Readings With Authoritative Explanation For All Those Interested In The Current Relations Of Literature And Philosophy It Is The Best Book Of Its Kind I Know J Hillis Miller, Yale University
Mark C Taylor, Ph.D Religious Studies, Harvard University, 1973 B.A., Wesleyan University, 1968 , is a philosopher of religion who chaired the Department of Religion at Columbia University 2007 2015 Previously, he was Cluett Professor of Humanities at Williams College Williamstown, Massachusetts , where he began his teaching career in 1973.
- 454 pages
- Deconstruction in Context: Literature and Philosophy
- Mark C. Taylor
- 11 December 2017 Mark C. Taylor