October 22, 2004
Derrida, a Pioneer of Literary Theory, DiesFrench philosopher created concept of 'deconstruction'
Colloquy: Read the transcript of an online discussion about the legacy of Jacques Derrida, the French thinker and creator of the concept of "deconstruction," who died this month.
Biography: Derrida: Signs of His LifeBy SCOTT McLEMEE
Jacques Derrida, the thinker whose concept of "deconstruction" influenced at least two generations of scholarship in the humanities, died in Paris on October 8 at the age of 74.