Deconstruction as Analytic Philosophy (Cultural Memory in the Present) (Paperback)

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Deconstruction as Analytic Philosophy (Cultural Memory in the Present) (Paperback)

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These twelve essays treat the thought of "deconstructive" philosophers from the perspective of analytic philosophy and relate the works of such thinkers as Davidson, Quine, and Wittgenstein to the writings of Derrida and de Man.
Samuel C. Wheeler III is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut.
Product Details ISBN: 9780804737531
ISBN-10: 0804737533
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication Date: May 1st, 2000
Pages: 312
Language: English
Series: Cultural Memory in the Present

"Wheeler not only builds a bridge between continental and analytic philosophy; he also traces a useful tow path between philosophy and literary theory."—The Comparatist

"This is the best job of analytic-Continental bridgebuilding I have come across. Wheeler presents Davidson and Derrida, very convincingly, as two philosophers who have common enemies and are aiming at the same targets. His lucid and carefully argued book is full of original thinking, ingenious analogies, and spirited polemic." —Richard Rorty,Stanford University