Richard Rorty: Prophet and Poet of the New Pragmatism
ISBN: 0791417727
EAN13: 9780791417720
Language: English
Pages: 302
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
This book is a discussion of the nature and import of Richard Rorty's philosophy, particularly as it relates to his reevaluation of American pragmatism. Rorty's thinking is assessed within the context of both modern and postmodern intellectual trends, and his thought is contrasted with that of his principal contemporaries in America and Europe, including Donald Davidson, W. V. O. Quine, Jurgen Habermas, Michel Foucault, Martin Heidegger, and Jacques Derrida.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover This book is a discussion of the nature and import of Richard Rorty's philosophy, particularly as it relates to his reevaluation of American pragmatism.