Philosophy Icon Derrida Dies

Politics | October 9, 2004, Saturday // 00:00
Philosophy Icon Derrida Dies Jacques Derrida, one of France's most famous philosophers and the father of the deconstruction theory, has died of cancer at the age of 74. The photo shows him in his home near Paris, Jan 2004. Photo by AFP

Famous French philosopher Jacques Derrida, the father of the deconstruction theory, has died at the age of 74.

Derrida died in a Paris hospital Friday, it was announced a day later. He was suffering from pancreatic cancer.

The Algeria-born philosopher is one of the most influential philosophers of the late 20th Century. He has taught at the Sorbonne and at several US universities.

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