The Deconstructionism of Chuang-Tzu and Derrida : A Comparison
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Chuang-Tzu, a Chinese philosopher, developed deconstructionist philosophy. Jacques Derrida, a French philosopher, developed deconstructionism. Both Derrida and Chuang-Tzu exposed the flaws of dichotomy pairs. This essay mainly discusses major theories of Chuang-tzu and Derrida, comparisons between Chuang-Tzu and Derrida’s theory of language, and the difference in their respective deconstruction methods.
Chuang-Tzu, Jacques Derrida, deconstructionist philosophy, dichotomy