Definition of deconstructionism in US English:



  • See deconstruction

    • ‘He has criticized liberal Protestantism, Marxism, Hegelianism, naturalism and deconstructionism.’
    • ‘To learn about postmodernism is to immerse oneself in a new paradigm, one that emphasizes pluralism and local narratives, skepticism and re-examination, deconstructionism and hermeneutics.’
    • ‘Pinker talks about relativism, social constructivism, science studies, cultural studies, critical theory, postmodernism, and deconstructionism.’
    • ‘Heschel applies a number of recent modes of analysis in explaining Geiger's oeuvre and assessing his career, drawing, for example, on gender theory, deconstructionism, and film theory.’
    • ‘From the dialectic materialism of Hegel to the deconstructionism of Jacques Derrida, these traditions distinguished themselves from the Anglo-American schools of analytic thought in both their content and their methodologies.’