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Deconstruction: Quiz


Question 1: This group came to be known as the Yale school and was especially influential in ________.
TragedyLiterary theoryPoetryLiterary criticism

Question 2: ________ was the subject of Derrida's early paper "Cogito and the History of Madness" in which Derrida makes the controversial claim that:
Alain BadiouMichel FoucaultSlavoj ŽižekJürgen Habermas

Question 3: As a system of signs the signifiers are present but the signification can only be ________.
LogicInductive reasoningAristotleInference

Question 4: Several of these theorists were subsequently affiliated with the ________.
University of California, Los AngelesUniversity of California, DavisUniversity of California, IrvineStanford University

Question 5: [13] Derrida argues that speech is historically equated with ________,[14] meaning thought, and associated with the presence of the speaker to the listener.
LogosTrinityDemiurgeChristian apologetics

Question 6: Writer ________ goes further in satire, actually incorporating fictional conversations between a number of leading deconstructionists within his fictions.
United StatesLos AngelesPercival EverettBrown University

Question 7: [27] This is because ________ defines the term critique as the opposite of dogmatism.
René DescartesGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelImmanuel KantDavid Hume

Question 8: ________ argues in his 1992 book The Ethics of Deconstruction that Derrida's deconstruction is an intrinsically ethical practice.
Jacques DerridaMartin HeideggerGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelSimon Critchley

Question 9: Derrida has been involved in a number of high profile disagreements with prominent philosophers including Michel Foucault, ________, Willard Van Orman Quine, Peter Kreeft, and Jürgen Habermas.
Gottfried LeibnizLudwig WittgensteinJohn SearleDonald Davidson (philosopher)

Question 10: It is for this reason that Derrida distances his use of the term deconstruction from ________, a term that would suggest philosophy could simply go beyond structuralism.
Gilles DeleuzeArthur SchopenhauerContinental philosophyPost-structuralism


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