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Jacques Derrida

Jacques DerridaBorn: 15-Jul-1930
Birthplace: El Biar, Algeria
Died: 9-Oct-2004
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher, Author

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Deconstructionism, Intellectual Terrorist

Father: Aime Derrida
Mother: Georgette Safar
Brother: Rene (pharmacist)
Sister: Janine
Brother: Paul (died in infancy)
Brother: Norbert (died in infancy)
Wife: Marguerite Aucouturier (m. 1957)
Son: Pierre
Son: Jean

    University: École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
    Professor: Sorbonne (1960-64)
    Professor: École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France (1965-84)
    Professor: UC Irvine (1986-2004)

    Traveled to the USSR 1990
    Jewish Ancestry
    Algerian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    Derrida (Jan-2002) · Himself

Author of books:
De la Grammatologie (1967)
La Dissemination (1972)
Of Grammatology (1976)
Positions (1981, interviews)
The Archeology of the Frivolous: Reading Condillac (1985)
Of Spirit: Heidegger and the Question (1989)
Cinders (1991)
Given Time: I. Counterfeit Money (1992)
The Gift of Death (1995)
Monolingualism of the Other or the Prosthesis of Origin (1998)
Right of Inspection (1998)
The Secret Art of Antonin Artaud (1998, with Paule Thevenin)
The Problem of Genesis In Husserl's Philosophy (2001)
The Work of Mourning (2001)

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