Tag Archives: Jacques Derrida

Philosophical Friendship

But what would that be like? Sadly, most of us will never know. But if life itself is good and pleasant (which it seems to be, from the very fact that all men desire it, and particularly those who are … Continue reading

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The Myth of Self-Discovery, Self-Improvement and Self-Expression: Finger Painting, Auto-Mutilation, and the Birth of the Signature

Claude Levi-Strauss was well known as a cultural structuralist anthropologist. But what about physical structuralist anthropology? That was a field of research explored and expanded by Andre Leroi-Gourhan, an anthropologist held in very high esteem in France, though his name … Continue reading

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