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[BKARTS] Book/Writing/Ecriture

   /"Two thousand years ago, Socrates argued that the book would
   destroy people’s ability to reason. He believed in dialogue, in
   conversation and debate. But with a book, there is no debate: the
   written word cannot talk back."/

Not "the book" - "writing". It's in Plato's "Phaedrus." Much of Derrida's aesthetics lies in that difference.

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