Philosophical Profiles: Essays in a Pragmatic Mode

Philosophical Profiles: Essays in a Pragmatic Mode

by Richard J. Bernstein
     
 
"Bernstein is at his best in this collection: penetrating, insightful, and lively; seeing the main issue where it is often obscured by side-questions; making the vital connections with other writers and alternative formulations."--Charles Taylor

Philosophical Profiles brings together ten important essays by Richard Berstein. Each article focuses on the work of a

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"Bernstein is at his best in this collection: penetrating, insightful, and lively; seeing the main issue where it is often obscured by side-questions; making the vital connections with other writers and alternative formulations."--Charles Taylor

Philosophical Profiles brings together ten important essays by Richard Berstein. Each article focuses on the work of a thinker or group of thinkers at the center of contemporary developments in philosophy, including Hannah Arendt, John Dewey, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Jurgen Habermas, G.W.F. Hegel, Alasdair MacIntyre, Herbert Marcuse, and Richard Rorty.

Richard J. Bernstein is Vera List Professor of Philosophy, New School for Social Research.

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"Bernstein is at his best in this collection: penetrating, insightful, and lively; seeing the main issue where it is often obscured by side-questions; making the vital connections with other writers and alternative formulations."—Charles Taylor

"A thoughtful guide to the current debate about 'post-analytic' philosophy."—Ethics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812279955
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date:
03/01/1986
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.14(d)

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Richard J. Bernstein is Vera List Professor of Philosophy, New School for Social Research.

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