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Derrida: Nutcase or Genius?

Jacques Derrida is a famous philosopher and literary critic known for his promotion of the technique called deconstruction. Here is one philosophy professor’s opinion (name withheld as I didn’t ask permission):

“I am not qualified to answer since I never read him, just some stuff about him. My very uneducated view is that ‘nutcase’ is closer [than genius] but he is big in some places — perhaps more in literature departments than philosophy, except in Europe.”

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