6 edition of On Rorty (Wadsworth Philosophers Series) found in the catalog.
December 7, 1999
by Wadsworth Publishing
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||96|
The challenge of explaining the emotions has engaged the attention of the best minds in philosophy and science throughout history. Part of the fascination has been that the emotions resist classification. As adequate account therefore requires receptivity to knowledge from a variety of sources. The philosopher must inform himself of the relevant empirical investigation to arrive at a. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rumana, Richard. On Rorty. Australia ; Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, © (OCoLC)
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Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature: Thirtieth-Anniversary Edition (Princeton Classics Book 81) by Richard Rorty, Michael Williams, David Bromwich.
In this book, “Achieving Our Country,” Mr. Rorty predicted an electoral shift that would leave an opening for a Trump-like figure to emerge as a savior. In this book, major American philosopher Richard Rorty argues that thinkers such as Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein have enabled societies to see themselves as historical contingencies, rather than as expressions of underlying, ahistorical human nature, or as realizations of suprahistorical by: Richard M.
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Los. Rorty also predicted that the world economy would be controlled by “a cosmopolitan upper class” that had no connection with the common working man. In this book, major American philosopher Richard Rorty argues that thinkers such as Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein have enabled societies to see themselves as historical contingencies, rather than as expressions of underlying, ahistorical human nature, or as realizations of suprahistorical goals.
This ironic perspective on the human condition is valuable but On Rorty book cannot advance Liberalism's 4/5(10). Rorty’s new book urges a return to American liberalism’s days of hope, pride, and struggle within the system Subtle without being dense, good-natured in its defiance of a whole spectrum of conventional wisdoms, Achieving Our Country is a rare book.
It should be compulsory reading—if that weren’t contrary to all it stands : Harvard. About this book. A groundbreaking reference work on the revolutionary philosophy and intellectual legacy of Richard Rorty. A provocative and often controversial thinker, Richard Rorty and his ideas have been the subject of renewed interest to philosophers working in epistemology, metaphysics, analytic philosophy, and the history of philosophy.
The aim of the book, as Rorty explained in the introduction, was “to undermine the reader’s confidence in ‘the mind’ as something about which one should have a ‘philosophical’ view, in. This eagerly awaited book complements two highly successful previously published volumes of Richard Rorty's philosophical papers: Objectivity, Relativism, and Truth, and Essays on Heidegger and Others.
In this new, provocative collection, Rorty continues to defend a pragmatist view of truth and deny that truth is a goal of inquiry. In these dynamic essays, Rorty also engages with the work of. ‘Truth and Progress, the third volume of Richard Rorty’s philosophical papers, can be recommended not only to Rorty’s admirers and to those who regard him as a leading enemy of reason but to anyone who wants to get a sense of a significant intellectual phenomenon.’ Thomas Nagel Source: The Author: Richard Rorty.
The book concludes with an invigorating suspension of intellectual borders as Rorty focuses on the romantic tradition and relates it to philosophic thought. This book makes an ideal starting place for anyone looking for an introduction to Rorty’s thought and his contribution to our sense of an American pragmatism, as well as an understanding Brand: University of Virginia Press.
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Drawing on a wide range of thinkers from Darwin and James to Quine, Wittgenstein, Heidegger and Derrida, Rorty has injected a bold anti-foundationalist vision into philosophical debate, into discussions in literary theory.
One motif of the book which I must admit I found irritating was Rorty’s repeated appeal to Donald Davidson’s dictum that most of our beliefs, most of anybody’s beliefs, must be true (p).
This bizarre remark follows from Rorty’s and Davidson’s rejection of the ‘social construction/objective fact’ distinction. University, Rorty emerged with a position, incorporating the pragmatism of William James and John Dewey, that stands in opposition to the assumptions of that culture.
Rorty is still best known for his first book, Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (). In the words of a contemporary commentator, this work %trikes a deathblow toFile Size: KB. The book concludes with an invigorating suspension of intellectual borders as Rorty focuses on the romantic tradition and relates it to philosophic thought.
This book makes an ideal starting place for anyone looking for an introduction to Rorty’s thought and his contribution to our sense of an American pragmatism, as well as an understanding.
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This galvanizing book, adapted from Rorty’s Massey Lectures oftakes the first step toward redressing the imbalance in American cultural life by rallying those on the Left to the civic engagement and inspiration needed for “achieving our country.”.
The two pragmatisms: from Peirce to Rorty by H. O Mounce (); The last conceptual revolution: a critique of Richard Rorty's political philosophy by Eric M Gander (); Heidegger, Rorty, and the Eastern thinkers: a hermeneutics of cross-cultural understanding by Wei Zhang ().The Linguistic Turn provides a rich and representative introduction to the entire historical and doctrinal range of the linguistic philosophy movement.
In two retrospective essays titled "Ten Years After" and "Twenty-Five Years After," Rorty shows how his book was shaped by the time in which it was written and traces the directions philosophical study has taken since.
"All too rarely an.This galvanizing book, adapted from Rorty's Massey Lectures oftakes the first step toward redressing the imbalance in American cultural life by rallying those on the Left to the civic engagement and inspiration needed for "achieving our country".