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Geoffrey BenningtonDepartment ChairAsa G. Candler Professor of Modern French Thought

Research Interests

Research Interests: Modern French Literature and Thought; Eighteenth Century Novel; Literary Theory; Deconstruction.


Kant on the Frontier: Philosophy, Politics, and the Ends of the Earth (2017); Scatter I: The Politics of Politics in Foucault, Heidegger, and Derrida (2016); Géographie et autres lectures (2011); Not Half No End: Militantly Melancholic Essays in Memory of Jacques Derrida (2010); Deconstruction is Not What You Think (ebook, 2005); Other Analyses: Reading Philosophy (ebook, 2005); Open Book/Livre ouvert (ebook, 2005); Late Lyotard (ebook; 2005); Frontiers (Kant, Hegel, Frege, Wittgenstein) (ebook, 2003); [all ebooks from]; Interrupting Derrida (2000); Frontières kantiennes (2000), Legislations: the Politics of Deconstruction (1995), Jacques Derrida (with Jacques Derrida) (1991); Dudding: des noms de Rousseau (1991); Lyotard: Writing the Event (1988); Sententiousness and the Novel (1985).