Decenter and Frisk

January 28, 2013 | 1 book mentioned

According to Gilles Deleuze, “the lives of philosophers are rarely interesting.” This may have come as a surprise to Jacques Derrida, who once spent a couple days in jail after cops in the Prague airport tried to frame him for smuggling weed. (This incident gets ample coverage in a new biography of the scholar).

is a staff writer for The Millions. He lives in New York.

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