Jacques Derrida’s Life as an Algerian Jew Revealed in Newly Translated Bio

The philosopher’s influential legacy is reshaped by the part of his life story that is often overlooked

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A visit with the Antiguan prime minister, and more

Today on Tablet

Hating Israel but loving peace, recalling Derrida, killing Jimmy Carter, and more

A Skeptic’s Skeptic

A new biography takes a look at Derrida’s philosophy of disillusionment

On the Bookshelf

Assimilation and anxiety, from Paris to the Pampas

Claude Levi-Strauss Dies

French-Jewish founder of structuralism was 100

Always Already

Haunted by ghosts, Jacques Derrida’s writings confounded the march of time

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