Writing Before the Letter: Jacques Derrida and Deconstruction

Writing Before the Letter: Jacques Derrida and Deconstruction — Read on I am always curious of philosophical bloggers who post an essay but then do not except comments. I suppose my curiosity is piqued more when I have something to say about it. For example this essay. I am also curious about certain… Continue reading Writing Before the Letter: Jacques Derrida and Deconstruction

Derrida, Martin Heidegger, Uncategorized

The Question: Of Darkness. 

The Question of Derrida's Heidegger is ironically (as they even say) the question itself, which should not be generalized into a 'common human sort of being'; that question is a response within the consistency that Derrida exposes as failing (decadence). Rather; the question voiced to its particularity that has been obscured  (darkened) by the 'common'… Continue reading The Question: Of Darkness. 


Of Spirit and Repetition.

Heidegger denounces, then, a "spiritual decadence" (geis­ tigen Verfall). Peoples are in the process of losing their last "spiritual forces" through this. This last expression returns often. The Verfall of spirit cannot allow itself to be thought other than in its relation to the destiny of being. If, in ques­ tioning, the experience of spirit… Continue reading Of Spirit and Repetition.