This volume comprises the complete proceedings of the 1999 Ratio Conference at which Derrida made significant contributions on various topics, including the relation of his work to analytical philosophy, the logic of argument, truth ineffability, meaning, animal life, and the appeal to the ordinary in the work of Wittgenstein and J.L. Austin.
Dr. Simon Glendinning is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Reading. He is the author of On Being With Others: Heidegger -- Derrida -- Wittgenstein (1998) and the General Editor of The Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy (1999). He has written articles on perception, aesthetics, animal existence and various metaphilosophical issues. He is currently writing an introduction to twentieth century continental philosophy (2002).