CFP: Jacques Derrida (1930-2004): The Critical Perspectives and Legacies of Deconstruction


Labyrinth: An International Journal for Philosophy, Value Theory and Sociocultural Hermeneutics is preparing a special issue on the occasion of the 20th death anniversary of Jacques Derrida (1930-2004). Of particular interest are new readings and discussions dealing with the main topics of his philosophy, as for example:

  • Deconstruction in the context of the (anti)metaphysics debates
  • Modernity, postmodernity, and the reversal of binary oppositions
  • Identity, (self)deconstruction, and responsibility
  • The question of "truth" and the "return of religion"
  • Friendship and hospitality
  • The "right to philosophy" and the question of human rights
  • Deconstruction within contemporary aesthetics and art theory
  • Right and Justice
  • Political and social perspectives of deconstruction
  • Deconstruction and feminist critique
  • Derrida's dialogues with leading contemporary philosophers
  • Actual receptions and criticisms of Derrida's philosophy

Researchers working in the field of Derrida's philosophy are invited to submit a brief abstract until February 29th, 2024 with a brief biographic information including name, academic affiliation, and main publications.

Authors who have already a finished unpublished paper are welcome to submit it within the abstract in order to help the peer review and the publishing process. Papers in their final form, i.e., proofread, formatted according to the journal guidelines and print ready, should be submitted no later than November 3th, 2024. 

As a multilingual Journal Labyrinth accepts papers in English, French, and German. For more information about the journal policies and the submission's guidelines please visit:

All abstracts and papers should be sent to labyrinth [at]