Philosophy Index

Jacques Derrida

Born in French Algeria, Jacques Derrida (1930–2004) became a prominent figure in continental philosophy, and is known as the founder of deconstruction.

Selected Works

  • De la grammatologie (Of Grammatology, 1967)
  • La dissémination (Dissemination, 1972)
  • Glas (1974)


Name: Jacques Derrida
Born: July 15, 1930, French Algeria
Died: October 8, 2004, Paris