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Synonyms for deconstruction

a philosophical theory of criticism (usually of literature or film) that seeks to expose deep-seated contradictions in a work by delving below its surface meaning

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De Kock seems to suggest that the deconstructive thought on alterity finally closes off access to materiality, quotidian politics and ethics.
We saw that it was precisely the possibility of subjective consciousness transforming and transcending itself within a polity of experience, which deconstructive thought seeks to question.
assumes that readers are familiar with both postmodern deconstructive thought and ancient Buddhist philosophy.
There has been a radical refiguring of poststructuralism, postcolonial theory, deconstructive thought and constructivist philosophy, with new theories of the self, cultural politics of 'borderlands', performativity and people actively asserting their agency.
Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani said in his remark to the assembly that independent media outlets play a role in spreading deconstructive thoughts which lure young people to dismantle national unity.