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 Dans la mémoire et des mercis   
 Author:  matt
 Dated:  Tuesday, October 12 2004 @ 01:23 AM PDT
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PhilosophyIt's with a heavy heart that I note the passing of Jacques Derrida. He was a gifted philosopher and linguist, and many of the central tenets of his work have made their way into my own view of the world.

For the past several hours, I've been attempting to qualify and quantify the effects that his writing has had on my life, and I find myself unable to unravel the skein of cause and effect far enough to determine precisely what, in me, is of his creation. Such is the mark of a great idea, that in its communication, those who understand it feel as if they knew it all along somewhere beneath the surface of their mind. Mssr. Derrida would probably argue against that statement, but, at least when I read it, I know it to be true.

Bon voyage, monsieur. I thank you.



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  • Authored by: brewer on Monday, September 09 2013 @ 02:16 AM PDT
    Two essay writers
    I asked for help once used one of Jacques Derrida's writings
    as a reference for an academic paper on Philosophy. I was
    intrigued by the bit that was in the paper so I Google-
    searched him and found this post of yours. His work must be
    really interesting.