This title was first published in 2001. Derrida's work testifies to the problematic state of contemporary thought. Questioning Derrida offers new explorations into Derrida's contribution to philosophy. Presenting contributions from prominent philosophers worldwide, this book explores many aspects of Derrida's philosophical perspective. With contributors commenting on a particular topic or defending alternative viewpoints, this book examines the work of Plato, Hegel, Aristotle, Heidegger and also the philosophy of science. Focusing on 'problematology' - a conception of philosophy as questioning - the contributors explore this new way of 'doing' philosophy. Including a concluding chapter from Derrida himself, this book presents Derrida in question and Derrida and his answers and opens new debate for readers across the fields of philosophy and literature, particularly those exploring the work of Derrida, issues in continental philosophy, and the theory of questioning. Michel Meyer is Director of the Revue Internationale de Philosophie journal and based at Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. He is also the series editor of Ashgate's Philosophy in Question series which is published in association with Revue Internationale de Philosophie from which the volumes in the series evolve.
Table of Contents
1. From Grammatology to Problematology Michel Meyer 2. The Delay of Consciousness Daniel Giovannangeli 3. The Decision of Analogy: A Remark on Derrida, Reader of Plato Karel Thein 4. Daydream John Sallis 5. Deconstruction, Ontology, and Philosophy of Science: Derrida on Aristotle Christopher Norris 6. Points and Counterpoints: Between Hegel and Derrida Arkady Plotnisky 7. Derrida and Science Christopher Johnson 8. As if it were Possible, ‘within such limits’ Jacques Derrida