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Discourse and metaphysics

Ruthrof, H. (1989) Discourse and metaphysics. Philosophy Today, 33 (2). pp. 130-143.


As both Martin Heidegger and more recently Jacques Derrida have had to concede in spite of their efforts to escape its purview metaphysics is the inescapable horizon of all theorising. From this perspective, the difference between philosophies is not that they are either metaphysical or not, but rather that their metaphysical commitment is declared or undeclared, acknowledged or concealed...

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Arts
Publisher: DePaul University
Copyright: 1989 DePaul University
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