Books written by Jacques Derrida

Before the Law

October 16, 2018 | 96 pages
Proceedings of the 1982 Colloquium in Cerisy-la-Salle, France.  More Info


Stanford Univ Pr | August 1, 2007 | 460 pages
Psyche: Inventions of the OtherI> brings together for the first time twenty-eight essays by Jacques Derrida that both advance his reflection on many issues, such as psychoanalysis, architecture, negative theology, theater, translation, politics, war, nationalism, and religion and carry on his... More Info


University of Chicago Press | June 16, 2016 | 266 pages
The present work is the fourth volume of the twenty projected volumes of our "Seminars of Jacques Derrida Series" edited by Geoffrey Bennington and Peggy Kamuf. The work derives from an early phase of Derrida s teaching at the Ecole Normale Superieur at Ulm from 1964-5. In this course Derrida... More Info

Of Grammatology

JHU Press | January 18, 2016 | 560 pages
Jacques Derrida’s revolutionary approach to phenomenology, psychoanalysis, structuralism, linguistics, and indeed the entire European tradition of philosophy—called deconstruction—changed the face of criticism. It provoked a questioning of philosophy, literature, and the human sciences that... More Info

The Post Card

University of Chicago Press | January 1, 1987 | 521 pages
Examines the philosophies of Socrates and Plato, Sigmund Freud's theory of psychoanalysis, and the nature of communication  More Info


May 1, 2014 | 80 pages
“More than fifteen years ago,” Jacques Derrida writes in the prologue to this remarkable and uniquely revealing book, “a phrase came to me, as though in spite of me. . . . It imposed itself upon me with the authority, so discreet and simple it was, of a judgment: 'cinders there are' (il y a... More Info

Resistances of Psychoanalysis

Stanford University Press | July 20, 1998 | 130 pages
In the three essays that make up this stimulating and often startling book, Jacques Derrida argues against the notion that the basic ideas of psychoanalysis have been thoroughly worked through, argued, and assimilated. The continuing interest in psychoanalysis is here examined in the various... More Info