Just Jacques

November 26, 2004

Your articles on Jacques Derrida (Features, November 12) focused on his intellectual achievements. Yet he deserves to be remembered as a passionate champion of the oppressed and abused, human and animal. For many of us, it was less the complexity of his writings that won our admiration than the fact that he combined this with a courageous sense of right and wrong.

Martin Williams
York University

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