An Interview with Jacques Derrida by James Kearns and Ken Newton

James Kearns and Ken Newton

An Interview with Jacques Derrida

 

The Literary Review is grateful to M. Alexandre, Director of the French Institute, Edinburgh, for arranging the following interview with the philosopher Jacques Derrida during M. Derrida's recent lecture visit to Scotland. The interviewers, James Kearns and Ken Newton, are lecturers in French and English respectively at Dundee University.

JK – May we begin by asking you to outline the present state of your research, particularly as it relates to your theory of 'différance'?

JD – In March, I shall publish a book entitled: The Postcard from Socrates to Freud and Beyond which will deal with this theme of 'différance'

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