Explores the biographical, historical and philosophical connections between Jacques Derrida and Michel Foucault
Derrida and Foucault are unquestionably two of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century. Both share a similar motivation to challenge our fundamental structures of meaning GÇô in texts, political structures, and epistemic and discursive practices GÇô in order to inspire new ways of thinking.
Between Foucault and Derrida explores the notorious Cogito debate and includes: the central articles, an important piece by Jean-Marie Beyssade, along with a letter Foucault wrote to Beyssade in response GÇô both these pieces available for the first time in English translation. In the second part of the book, 10 essays written by some of the most well-known scholars working in contemporary continental philosophy address the various philosophical intersections and divergences of these two profoundly important thinkers.
- The first collection of the central essays involved in the Cogito debate between Foucault and Derrida
- Includes the first English translations of Jean-Marie BeyssadeGÇÖs important 1973 article on the debate and Foucault's letter in response to it
- Some of the best-known scholars working in continental philosophy today examine where Foucault and Derrida converge and diverge, and how they ultimately shaped each otherGÇÖs projects
Amy Allen GÇó Ellen Armour GÇó Yubraj Aryal GÇó Jean-Marie Beyssade GÇó Vernon W. Cisney GÇó Jacques Derrida GÇó Fred Evans GÇó Michele Foucault GÇó Peter Gratton GÇó Leonard Lawlor GÇó Edward McGushin GÇó Nicolae Morar GÇó Jeff Nealon GÇó Christopher Penfield GÇó Arkady Plotnitsk GÇó Paul Rekret GÇó Alan Schrift