Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe( 6 March 1940 - 27 January 2007 )
Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe was a French philosopher. He was also a literary critic and translator.
Lacoue-Labarthe was influenced by and wrote extensively on Martin Heidegger, Jacques Derrida, Jacques Lacan, German Romanticism, Paul Celan, and >Gérard Granel. He also translated works by Heidegger, Celan, Friedrich Nietzsche, >Friedrich Hölderlin, and Walter Benjamin into French.
Lacoue-Labarthe was a member and president of the >Collège international de philosophie.
Lacoue-Labarthe wrote several books and articles in collaboration with Jean-Luc Nancy, a colleague at the >Université Marc Bloch in Strasbourg. Early collaborations included Le Titre de la lettre: une lecture de Lacan and L'Absolu littéraire: théorie de la littérature du romantisme allemand .
In 1980 Lacoue-Labarthe and...