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Bayou Sam
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re: What book has had the greatest influence on you politically and philosophically?

I like Order of Things (though I didn't finish it and don't agree with a lot of it), but never really got into Derrida.


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re: What book has had the greatest influence on you politically and philosophically?
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I like Order of Things (though I didn't finish it and don't agree with a lot of it), but never really got into Derrida.


Foucault is more accessible stylistically even if the concepts are certainly complex.

Derrida I wouldn't recommend the actual books themselves to anyone who's also not used to the condensed, elliptical philosophical writings of such as Hegel, Heidegger, Nietzsche etc. for much the same reason as I would personally struggle to get into some styles of scientific writing.





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