Acta Universitatis Danubius. Relationes Internationales, Vol 6, No 2 (2013)

European Hypostases of the Thinker’s Authority: Derrida’s Approach on the Narcissus’ Love for Echo

Anisoara Popa


The purpose of this article is to point out one of the most stunning adventure of the European modern thought, Derrida’s method of deconstruction, according to which   the reader can see beyond the words and perceive the meaning starting from the authors’/ thinkers’ perspective and discover by himself the meaning of the reality that can be perceived as by “the slats of the venetian blind”. The text is an openness/gate for the thought/thinking and it stimulates this process. Thus, like in the Narcissus and Echo myth, the Philosophical systems obtain substance from the readers’ understanding, as well as Narcissus’s words obtain their adequate substance/content from the Echo’s love.


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