Richard Rorty

Richard Rorty

by Charles Guignon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521804892

ISBN-13: 9780521804899

Pub. Date: 09/28/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The essays in this volume offer a balanced exposition and critique of Rorty's views on knowledge, language, truth, science, morality, and politics. The editorial introduction presents a valuable overview of Rorty's philosophical vision. Written by a distinguished roster of philosophers, this volume will have an unusually wide appeal outside philosophy to students in…  See more details below

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The essays in this volume offer a balanced exposition and critique of Rorty's views on knowledge, language, truth, science, morality, and politics. The editorial introduction presents a valuable overview of Rorty's philosophical vision. Written by a distinguished roster of philosophers, this volume will have an unusually wide appeal outside philosophy to students in the social sciences, literary studies, cultural studies, and political theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521804899
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2009
Series:
Contemporary Philosophy in Focus Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,426,398
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
1Introduction: Richard Rorty and Contemporary Philosophy1
2Rorty's Critique of Epistemology41
3Rorty on Knowledge and Truth61
4From Realism or Antirealism to Science as Solidarity81
5Rorty's Democratic Hermeneutics105
6Rorty's Inspirational Liberalism124
7Don't Be Cruel: Reflections on Rortyan Liberalism139
8Rorty and Philosophy158
Bibiography181
Index201

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