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Heidegger and derrida on death

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2004
Şentuna, Barış
This thesis is based on two readings on death. The first one is Martin Heidegger̕s Being and Time chapter two, part one and the second one is Jacques Derrida̕s Aporias. The first reading is based on the phenomenological analysis of death. The line of argument of Heidegger is figured out. The second reading is based on Derrida̕s deconstruction of Heidegger̕s account of death in Being and Time. The thesis and the conclusion part is based on the idea that, on death, these philosophers are fundamentally similar and radically different. This is shown by the comparison of these philosophers.