Jacques Derrida
#102 Overall Influence

Jacques Derrida

Algerian-born French philosopher

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Jacques Derrida was an Algerian-born French philosopher best known for developing a form of semiotic analysis known as deconstruction, which he discussed in numerous texts, and developed in the context of phenomenology. He is one of the major figures associated with post-structuralism and postmodern philosophy.

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University of California, Irvine
University of California, Irvine

Public research university in Irvine, California, United States

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences
School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences

French higher education institution

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#18 World Rank
Philosophy
#94 World Rank
Literature