313 Situating the Decentered Subject Calvin O Schrag. Communicative Praxis and the Space of Subjectiaity. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1986, 214 pages. Perhaps the most strident feature of twentieth century thought has been a rejection of the traditional notion of subjectivity. Criticisms of subjectivity have emerged from a variety of philosophical perspectives. The works of Heidegger, Wittgenstein, Levi-Strauss, Barthes, Foucault, Rorty, and Derrida, all reflect a growing disenchantment with the Carte- sian subject. This disenchantment finds its most dramatic expression in Foucault's announcement of the "death of man," and it finds its most radical working out in Derrida's project of deconstruction. Since the traditional notion of subjectivity has been shown to be flawed, it is easy to overlook the fact that even in Derrida's deconstruction of the subject, there are admissions that a trace of the subject remains. The deconstruction of the subject does not render the subject nonexistent, merely resituated. The difficulty we find in the wake of deconstructive work is how are we to think this resituated subject. This is the task that Schrag takes up in his most recent work, Communicative Praxis and the Space of Subjectivity. The criticisms of traditional subjectivity emerged out of
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