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Lecture given bij Christopher Norris. Christopher Norris is  Distinguished Research Professor in Philosophy at the University of Cardiff,  Wales and has taught at many universities around the world. He has written more  than thirty books on aspects of philosophy and literary theory, among them The  Deconstructive TurnThe Truth About PostmodernismSpinoza and the Origins of Modern Critical  TheoryQuantum Theory and the  Flight from RealismPhilosophy of Language and the Challenge to  Scientific RealismOn Truth and MeaningFiction, Philosophy and  Literary TheoryBadiou's Being and Event: a reader's guide and (most recently) Re-Thinking the Cogito: naturalism, rationalism and the  venture of thought.

His books and articles on Jacques Derrida have appeared  at fairly regular intervals over the past twenty-five years, and have lately  been concerned with the implications of Derrida's work for epistemology and  philosophy of logic and language. His latest book Derrida, Badiou and the  Formal Imperative is due for publication later this year. He also writes  about issues in aesthetics and philosophy of art, having published the  monograph Platonism, Music and the Listener's Share and edited the  volumes Shostakovich: the man and his music and Music and the  Politics of Culture.

His teaching includes undergraduate and MA courses on  philosophy of language, French Philosophy: Sartre to Badiou, Deconstruction,  Philosophy and Literary Theory, and Twentieth-Century Philosophy in the Two  Traditions. Over the past thirty years he has lectured at many universities around  the world and has been a visiting professor at Berkeley, Tulane University,  City University of New York, Dartmouth College (School of Criticism and  Theory), the University of Santiago de Compostela, and elsewhere.

His current  main interest is in the relationship between philosophy and poetry, including  the idea of verse as a way of addressing philosophical themes.

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