Art History Unstuffed. “Jacques Derrida and Logos”

Art History Unstuffed “Jacques Derrida and Logos” posted on July 18, 2014  Within a few years of his challenge to Claude-Lévi Strauss, Jacques Derrida published his seminal series of books in which he broadened his Deconstruction of Enlightenment [more]

Art History Unstuffed. “The Metaphysics of Structuralism”

Art History Unstuffed “The Metaphysics of Structuralism” posted on July 11, 2014. This post focuses on the famous attack launched by Jacques Derrida on Structuralism in 1966. His now famous talk “Structure, Sign and Play in the Discourses of [more]

Art History Unstuffed. Jacques Derrida and Post-Structuralism

Art History Unstuffed Jacques Derrida and Post-Structuralism posted on July 4, 2014  One of the many French philosophers who were either natives of or had worked in Algeria, Jacques Derrida shared with this group the penchant of rebelling against [more]

Art History Unstuffed. Claude Lévi-Strauss and Structuralism

Art History Unstuffed Claude Lévi-Strauss and Structuralism was posted on June 27, 2014 Even though he was an anthropologist, Claude Lévi-Strauss was one of the most important influences on philosophy in the 1950s and 1960s. Impacted by the [more]

Art History Unstuffed. How Structuralism Became “Post”

Art History Unstuffed How Structuralism Became “Post” was posted on June 20, 2014  This post discusses the linguistic turn of Structuralism that began with the work of Ernst Cassirer and Claude Lévi-Strauss in the post-war period. Since Vico, [more]

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