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Jacques Derrida: What a Différance an ‘A’ Makes

The following guest post is by my graduate student Meghan Hawkins, who is a social studies teacher at Normal Community High School in Normal, Illinois. This essay on Derrida is Meghan’s final paper for the “Philosophy of History and Historiography” course that is required of all our graduate students. She and her colleagues were charged with writing about a groundbreaking historian or theorist. I liked this essay so much I thought it deserved a larger audience than an audience of one.  “As if from now on we didn’t dwell there any longer, and to tell the truth, as if we Read more