The implicit political value of Gadamer's thought lies in its ability not only to challenge conservative assumptions about the nature of a hermeneutic polity but also to articulate a plausible response to the cultural nihilism implicit with the deconstructive
hermeneutics of suspicion.
Their authors have all been formed, to one degree or another, by deconstructive
questions and concerns.
Gibson has a lot to say about questions that have traditionally occupied deconstructive
critics: epistemology, language, narrative form, and the premises and principles of criticism.
Sargisson's first chapter, called a "theory of transgressive utopianism," is made up of key concepts of form and content drawn from a survey of utopian classics ranging from Plato's Republic to Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time as compared with concepts of form and content drawn from Green political thought, Feminist political thought, and deconstructive
Drawing upon the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Derrida, as well as the deconstructive
literary theory of Frederic Jameson, postmodernists repudiate and seek to undermine the entire intellectual tradition of the Enlightenment.
work would seem unnecessary, not to say banal.
Bessiere's discussion of the rhetorical stakes of a deconstructive
view of literature entails some problematic assumptions.
In addition, by criticizing poststructural thought for its focus on a single medium, namely language, Kittler also went beyond his poststructural antecedents in that he explored the production of both hegemonic and deconstructive
effects not only in relation to the written text, but also in relation to sound recording, the invention of cinema, and the mechanization of writing through the development of the typewriter.
Andrew Dell' Antonio won the Eva Judd O'Meara Award for the best review published in NOTES for his critique of Deconstructive
Variations: Music and Reason in Western Society by Rose Rosengard Subotnik, NOTES 54 (June 1998): 894-97.
Hawthorne's achievement rests, in part, on his own revision of the Puritans, and yet The Scarlet Letter remains politically inert - mainly moral, deconstructive
, marked by self-canceling allegory.
Chia's well-written book is a jewel for those interested in the philosophical underpinnings of organization theory, in a thorough reflection on modes of thinking and theorizing about organizations and in organization analysis as deconstructive
In fact there is something of a methodological gap between the theorization in many of the pithy contributions and Frank Paul Bowman's feisty 'essai liminaire' on 'The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Reading Literature in Historical Context' which questions deconstructive
manoeuvres by distinguishing between 'the science of interpretation and the art of interpretation' (p.
The critical, deconstructive
telos ought to have the possibility of creating a new academic space for making gender studies a genuine source of critical creativity.
takes up some of Derrida's deconstructive
strategies as useful tools for feminist criticism in general and for feminist biblical criticism in particular.
xv) Following this deconstructive
approach through the polemical sources, Frick reveals an inverse alternative to early modern self-fashioning, for Smotryc'kyj elusively sought to preserve his religious identity from those who wanted to fashion it for him according to the fixed formulas of binary opposition.