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Catherine Malabou

CATHERINE MALABOU is a philosopher and writer. A Professor at Kingston University, she is the author of many books translated into English, such as, most recently, Before Tomorrow, Epigenesis and Rationality (Polity, 2016).

Deconstructing the Philosophical Resistance to Biology

Does deconstruction have a future? Is there still a discernable living theoretical practice within it? Deconstruction, as practiced by Derrida, could still make a great contribution in biology and contemporary definitions of life, but this same area reveals the changes that deconstruction must undergo to unleash its power, which even now certain metaphysical allegiances tend to curb.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2023

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