How Derrida and Foucault became the most misunderstood philosophers of our time

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Derrida and Foucault have had the misfortune of their ideas being twisted by the “post-truth” crowd — those who think truth is relative. While Derrida asserted that truth is constructed, it was not a call to blindly reject reality, but a plea to think critically. Post-truthers, however, have misconstrued his assertion to mean that they can simply claim that their interpretations of the truth are just as valid no matter how ridiculous or unfactual. Read full article here

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