Kevin B. Anderson

Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Derrida on Marx: (Re)turn or De(con)struction?

Published in News & Letters, November 1994

Ever since he stunned an international Marx conference in Riverside, California last year with his call for a return to Marx, something which also marked a major “turn” in his thought, Jacques Derrida’s book The Specters of Marx has been eagerly awaited by a broad spectrum of the intellectual Left.  The book is in fact a much-expanded version of that April 1993 lecture.

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