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Alienation After Derrida (Simon Skempton) Hardcover Book, (Continuum, 2010) 9781441104748
Alienation After Derrida (Simon Skempton) Hardcover Book, (Continuum, 2010) 9781441104748
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Title: Alienation After Derrida

Author: Skempton, Simon

Publisher: Continuum International Pub Inc; Publication Date: 2010

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781441104748

Volumes: 1; Pages: 256

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Alienation After Derrida rearticulates the Hegelian-Marxist theory of alienation in the light of Derrida?s deconstruction of the metaphysics of presence. Simon Skempton aims to demonstrate in what way Derridian deconstruction can itself be said to be a critique of alienation. In so doing, he argues that the acceptance of Derrida?s deconstructive concepts does not necessarily entail the acceptance of his interpretations of Hegel and Marx. In this way the book proposes radical reinterpretations, not only of Hegel and Marx, but of Derridian deconstruction itself.

The critique of the notions of alienation and de-alienation is a key component of Derridian deconstruction that has been largely neglected by scholars to date. This important new study puts forward a unique and original argument that Derridian deconstruction can itself provide the basis for a rethinking of the concept of alienation, a concept that has received little serious philosophically engaged attention for several decades.
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