Journal article

And Don't Forget Phenomenology, Etc.

Sean Gaston

DERRIDA TODAY | EDINBURGH UNIV PRESS | Published : 2021

Abstract

After 1967, for some twenty years it appears that Derrida has little to say about Husserl. In the late 1980s he returns to Husserl and reiterates his early critiques of the limitations of phenomenology in relation to European humanism. However, in the 1990s there is more than just a return to Husserl, there is also a re-evaluation, prompted by the publication of Derrida's 1953-1954 thesis on phenomenology. This article focuses on Derrida essay from 2000, 'Et Cetera... (and so on, und so weiter, and so forth, et ainsi de suite, und so überall, etc.)', which is both the development of a footnote from 1961 and a reminder to his readers to not forget the importance of phenomenology in the histor..

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