Derrida: Positions

Derrida: Positions

            This brief commentary will attempt to extricate the gems of analytic deconstruction constituting an excerpt from Derrida’s Positions.

            In the opening paragraph, Derrida transitions from discourse on differance and opposition and begins discussing the methodological nature of grasping the general economy of such ideas, that is to say, the “general strategy of deconstruction.” (41) Derrida wants to be sure that the term ‘general economy’ is not interpreted interchangeably with neutralization, but used to distill the natural oppositions to retain their essence.

 

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