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The Prospect Interview #152: Jacques Derrida’s philosophy

He's been deemed the philosopher for our post-truth age. But is he really?

By Prospect Team  

Think Jacques Derrida was an inscrutable fraud? Peter Salmon, biographer and recent author of An Event, Perhaps, asks you to think again. Peter joins the Prospect Interview to talk about the life and work of the controversial, and unavoidable, philosopher, and unpicks some of the myths surrounding his philosophy. 

You can read Julian Baggini’s review of An Event, Perhaps here.

       

Find all episodes of the Prospect Interview here

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