A Post-Philosophical Politics: Interviews with Richard Rorty

A Post-Philosophical Politics: Interviews with Richard Rorty

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A Post-Philosophical Politics: Interviews with Richard Rorty by Richard Rorty

This volume collects a number of important and revealing interviews with Richard Rorty, spanning more than two decades of his public intellectual commentary, engagement, and criticism. In colloquial language, Rorty discusses the relevance and nonrelevance of philosophy to American political and public life. The collection also provides a candid set of insights into Rorty's political beliefs and his commitment to the labor and union traditions in this country. Finally, the interviews reveal Rorty to be a deeply engaged social thinker and observer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804746175
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 10/15/2005
Series: Cultural Memory in the Present Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Richard Rorty is Professor of Comparative Literature at Stanford University. He is the author of three volumes of Philosophical Papers (1991-1998), and Philosophy and Social Hope (1999). Eduardo Mendieta is Associate Professor of Philosophy at SUNY, Stony Brook. He is the author of Adventures of Transcendental Philosophy: Karl-Otto Apel’s Semiotics and Discourse Ethics (2002).

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