5 edition of On Rorty found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-90).
|Series||Wadsworth philosophers series|
|LC Classifications||B945.R524 R85 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||90 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||90|
|LC Control Number||00697922|
Part of a LARB forum in which philosophers reflect on the legacy of Richard Rorty The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. Help us create the kind of literary community you. A philosophy book published in predicted the rise of a Donald Trump-like strongman. Philosopher Richard Rorty wrote Achieving Our .
Rorty's doctoral dissertation, "The Concept of Potentiality" was an historical study of the concept, completed under the supervision of Paul Weiss, but his first book (as editor), The Linguistic Turn (), was firmly in the prevailing analytic mode, collecting classic essays on the linguistic turn in analytic philosophy. Free shipping on orders of $35+ from Target. Read reviews and buy Identity, Character, and Morality - (Bradford Book) by Owen J Flanagan & Amélie Oksenberg Rorty (Paperback) at Target. Get it today with Same Day Delivery, Order Pickup or Drive Up.
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. The centerpiece of Rorty's critique is the provocative account offered in Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (, hereafter PMN). In this book, and in the closely related essays collected in Consequences o/5().
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Rorty's book is a powerful critique of this imagery and the tradition of thought that it spawned. Today, the book remains a must-read and stands as a classic of twentieth-century philosophy. Its influence on the academy, both within philosophy and across a wide array of disciplines, continues unabated.
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All central themes are discussed from different yet complementary points of view. Everyone concerned with Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy should read this book.5/5(1).
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On Rorty book The Rorty Reader represents the first comprehensive collection of the writings of Richard Rorty, one of the twentieth century’s most influential thinkers, best known for the controversial Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature ().
Gathering together key essays from over four decades of writings, the volume offers an in-depth introduction to the philosopher's Reviews: 4.
“Richard Rorty [is] John Dewey’s ablest intellectual heir and one of the most influential philosophers alive In lively prose, [Achieving Our Country] offers a pointed and necessary reminder that left academics have too often been content to talk to each other about the theory of hegemony while the right has been busy with the practice of those criticized in the book Reviews: 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. Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity is a book by the American philosopher Richard Rorty, based on two sets of lectures he gave at University College, London and at Trinity College, contrast to his earlier work, Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (), Rorty mostly abandons attempts to explain his theories in analytical terms and instead creates an.
Richard Rorty book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Richard Rorty's neopragmatist philosophy marks him as one of the most gifted /5(5). 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 to. hundreds of articles and more than a dozen books so much that it is hard to imagine that he might have had the time to pen anything of philosophical value of which we are unaware.
Yet, stacked in the Richard Rorty Papers archive at the University of California, Irvine, are dozens of boxes of such material. Although Rorty’s polemical tone in his books and articles might suggest that he had a robust temperament, he was the opposite: gentle, shy, withdrawn, and sensitive.
Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, who. Truth and Progress is an anthology of essays written during the s in which Rorty squares up to his opponents. The book is quite demanding. It is not for the casual reader or philosophical dabbler.
It assumes a good grasp of the main arguments about mind, realism, truth and science. But it creates an exciting image of philosophical struggle. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rumana, Richard.
On Rorty. Australia ; Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, © (OCoLC) Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America is a book by American philosopher Richard Rorty, in which the author differentiates between what he sees as the two sides of the left, a cultural left and a reformist criticizes the cultural left, which is exemplified by post-structuralists such as Michel Foucault and post-modernists such as Jean.
The presentation I heard at the conference focused on Rorty's book "Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity" which I purchased while attending the conference and tried to rea I attended a philosophy conference last month on the theme of "Metaphysics and Political Thought" and heard many thoughtful papers including a paper about the American.
Buy Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity First Edition by Rorty, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday Reviews: 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.
Richard McKay Rorty () was an American philosopher, who taught at Princeton, the University of Virginia, Stanford University, etc. He wrote many other books such as Consequences Of Pragmatism: Essays ,Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity,Objectivity, Relativism, and Truth: Philosophical Papers, Volume 1,Essays on Heidegger and Others: /5(18).
Rorty’s name popped up early in my research, and knowing that he had thought deeply about the seeming singularity of reality as expressed in post-Enlightenment philosophy, decided that this was the book to uncover it all.4/5(65).Richard Rorty is also an exemplary exercise in the ‘new sociology of ideas.’ By situating Rorty in the multiple contexts, personal, institutional, and discursive, in which his thought developed, and tracing the intellectual self-concept he forged in response, Gross provides a compelling model for twenty-first-century intellectual history.”—Martin Jay, University of California, Berkeley.
Recently, the Richard Rorty Society hosted the second international conference at Penn State University, with the title “Rorty’s Ethics.” The conference took place November th, at the Nittany Lion Inn, in State this second international conference, Prof.
Robert Brandom was the keynote speaker.