Introduction: The Question of Writing
Heidegger and Derrida; the deconstructive enterprise; logocentrism and Heidegger’s metaphysics; Derrida’s stance vis-à-vis Heidegger’s logocentrism; writing and its denigration; writing in the broad sense (ontological writing); writing as contamination of presence, Being, and the aletheic space; Heidegger and Plato; the notion of the proper; writing as contamination of the proper.
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