Pragmatic Encounters

Pragmatic Encounters

by Richard J. Bernstein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317332084
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/16/2015
Series: Routledge Studies in American Philosophy
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 244
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

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

Table of Contents

Introduction  Section I: Pragmatism and its History  1. The Romance of Philosophy  2. The Pragmatic Turn  3. Richard Rorty: ‘So much the worse for your old intuitions, start working up some new ones’  4. John Dewey’s Encounter with Leon Trotsky  Section II: Democracy and Pluralism  5. The Spectre Haunting Multiculturalism  6. Cultural Pluralism  7. Charles Taylor’s Engaged Pluralism  8. Democratic Hope  9. The Normative Core of the Public Sphere  Section III: Critique in Dark Times  10. Herbert Marcuse’s Critical Legacy  11. Hannah Arendt: Thought-Defying Evil  12. The Justification of Violence?  Section IV: Morality, Politics and Religion  13. Can we Justify Universal Moral Norms?  14. Is Politics ‘Practicable’ without Religion?  15. The Secular-Religious Divide: Kant’s Legacy  16. Paul Ricoeur’s Freud

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