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Jacques Derrida's Profile

Brief about Jacques Derrida: By info that we know Jacques Derrida was born at 1930-07-15. And also Jacques Derrida is French Philosopher.

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I wrote some bad poetry that I published in North African journals, but even as I withdrew into this reading, I also led the life of a kind of young hooligan.

Tags: Bad, Life, Poetry

These critics organize and practice in my case a sort of obsessive personality cult which philosophers should know how to question and above all, to moderate.

Tags: Above, Practice, Question

No one gets angry at a mathematician or a physicist whom he or she doesn't understand, or at someone who speaks a foreign language, but rather at someone who tampers with your own language.

Tags: Angry, Someone, Understand

The first problem of the media is posed by what does not get translated, or even published in the dominant political languages.

Tags: Media, Political, Problem

To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.

Tags: Actually, Pretend, Pretended

Still today, I cannot cross the threshold of a teaching institution without physical symptoms, in my chest and my stomach, of discomfort or anxiety. And yet I have never left school.

Tags: Cannot, School, Today

Everything is arranged so that it be this way, this is what is called culture.

Tags: Arranged, Culture

Why is it the philosopher who is expected to be easier and not some scientist who is even more inaccessible?

Tags: Expected, Scientist, Why

I do everything I think possible or acceptable to escape from this trap.

Tags: Escape, Possible, Trap

Who ever said that one was born just once?

Tags: Born, Once, Said

I have always had school sickness, as others have seasickness. I cried when it was time to go back to school long after I was old enough to be ashamed of such behavior.

Tags: Enough, School, Time

As soon as there is language, generality has entered the scen.

Tags: Entered, Language, Soon

I never give in to the temptation to be difficult just for the sake of being difficult. That would be too ridiculous.

Tags: Difficult, Give, Temptation

We are all mediators, translators.

Tags: Dream, Language, Philosophy

Whatever precautions you take so the photograph will look like this or that, there comes a moment when the photograph surprises you. It is the other's gaze that wins out and decides.

Tags: Moment, Surprises, Whatever

I became the stage for the great argument between Nietzsche and Rousseau. I was the extra ready to take on all the roles.

Tags: Between, Great, Ready

The circle of the return to birth can only remain open, but this is a chance, a sign of life, and a wound.

Tags: Chance, Life, Open

Certain readers resented me when they could no longer recognize their territory, their institution.

Tags: Longer, Readers, Recognize

I do not believe in pure idioms. I think there is naturally a desire, for whoever speaks or writes, to sign in an idiomatic, irreplaceable manner.

Tags: Desire, Pure, Sign

If this work seems so threatening, this is because it isn't simply eccentric or strange, but competent, rigorously argued, and carrying conviction.

Tags: Seems, Strange, Work
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