Phallogocentrism


Phallogocentrism

In critical theory and deconstruction, phallogocentrism or phallocentrism is a neologism coined by Jacques Derrida to refer to the privileging of the masculine (phallus) in the construction of meaning.

Derrida and others identified phonocentrism, or the prioritizing of speech over writing, as an integral part of phallogocentrism. Derrida explored this idea in his essay "Plato's Pharmacy".

ee also

*Logocentrism
*Écriture féminine

External links

* [http://www.aber.ac.uk/media/Documents/litoral/litoral4.html Biases of the Ear and Eye - Logocentrism]
* [http://www.sens-public.org/article.php3?id_article=312 "Jacques Derrida : The Perchance of a Coming of the Otherwoman. The Deconstruction of Phallogocentrism from Duel to Duo", Carole Dely] Revue "Sens Public"


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