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Derrida
The Work of a French Philosopher

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Nadia

Derridont watch this.

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Oleg

Though one gets neither deep into Derrida's biography nor much insight on the specifics of his philosophy from this film, it does feature plenty of snippets of him speaking to the camera and on the lecture stage which gives the viewer a sense of his mode of analysis. I find it at least ...Read more

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Jeffrey

Paraphrase: "Making art is hard. I don't want to be judged for making art." Lazy, lazy. Its so difficult to make a art when you can just decide to not make art and judge the results on everyone else. Lazy intellect I'm supposed to respect because why?

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DEE

Jeffrey,

I am just about to click on play and have some thoughts in my head that are similar to your own. WIll return with a report.

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DEE

Report: The filmmakers did him a disservice. Seems he was uncomfortable with the fawning, and frustrated by the missed point about biography..

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Jeffrey

A wonderful worshipful portrait of one of the laziest, most dismissive thinkers of the 20th C. He happened to catch a cultural wave that led to fame. His thinking will be utterly disregarded as flotsam by 2200. Also, a profoundly shitty dresser.

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Shelley

Obviously, there's nothing wrong in disagreeing with anyone's philosophical argument; in fact, we should question everything in order to arrive at something new, through contemplation and independent thought. The reason that creating art (or the discovering new science) is so hard is because ...Read more

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J

From your comment it appears that you are very unpleasant.