Re: (OPE-L) Re: Specters of Derrida

From: Allin Cottrell (
Date: Mon Oct 18 2004 - 22:48:51 EDT

On Mon, 18 Oct 2004, Gerald A. Levy wrote:

> btw, I think that Derrida might have liked the analogy [employed
> by Anders] to a shaman.  If we are under a trance from language,
> in any event, this is surely not the fault of Derrida but is
> rather a product of systems and forms of communication which are
> diffused under late capitalism.

Some authors seem able to produce lucid prose even under late
capitalism.  I second Anders' point of view, that Derrida too often
descends into a "stew of words", lacking articulate content.

Allin Cottrell

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