The Resource Truth and progress, Richard Rorty

Truth and progress, Richard Rorty

Label
Truth and progress
Title
Truth and progress
Statement of responsibility
Richard Rorty
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The essays in the volume engage the work of many of today's most innovative thinkers, including Robert Brandom, Donald Davidson, Daniel Dennett, Jacques Derrida, Jurgen Habermas, John McDowell, Hilary Putnam, John Searle, and Charles Taylor. The collection also touches on problems in contemporary feminism raised by Annette Baier, Marilyn Frye, and Catherine MacKinnon, and considers issues connected with human rights and cultural differences. Anyone with a serious interest in contemporary philosophy and what it can do for us in the modern world will enjoy this invaluable collection
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rorty, Richard
Index
index present
LC call number
  • B945
  • BD171
LC item number
  • .R52 1991 Vol.3
  • .R67 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Philosophical papers
Series volume
v. 3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Truth
  • Progress
  • Ethics
  • Progreso
  • Etica
  • Vérité
  • Progrès
  • Morale
  • Ethics
  • Progress
  • Truth
  • Waarheid
  • Vooruitgang
  • Ethiek
  • Éthique
  • Philosophie
  • Progrès
  • Vérité
  • Ethik
  • Wahrheit
Label
Truth and progress, Richard Rorty
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Truth and some philosophers -- Is truth a goal of inquiry? Donald Davidson versus Crispin Wright -- Hilary Putnam and the relativist menace -- John Searle on realism and relativism -- Charles Taylor on truth -- Daniel Dennett on intrinsicality -- Robert Brandom on social practices and representations -- The very idea of human answerability to the world : John McDowell's version of empiricism -- Antiskeptical weapons : Michael Williams versus Donald Davidson -- Moral Progress : toward more inclusive communities -- Human rights, rationality, and sentimentality -- Rationality and cultural difference -- Feminism and pragmatism -- The end of Leninism, Havel and social hope -- The role of philosophy in human progress -- The historiography of philosophy : four genres -- The contingency of philosophical problems : Michael Ayers on Locke -- Dewey between Hegel and Darwin -- Habermas, Derrida and the functions of philosophy -- Derrida and the philosophical tradition
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 355 pages
Isbn
9780521556866
Lccn
97037618
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)37509964
  • (OCoLC)ocm37509964
Label
Truth and progress, Richard Rorty
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Truth and some philosophers -- Is truth a goal of inquiry? Donald Davidson versus Crispin Wright -- Hilary Putnam and the relativist menace -- John Searle on realism and relativism -- Charles Taylor on truth -- Daniel Dennett on intrinsicality -- Robert Brandom on social practices and representations -- The very idea of human answerability to the world : John McDowell's version of empiricism -- Antiskeptical weapons : Michael Williams versus Donald Davidson -- Moral Progress : toward more inclusive communities -- Human rights, rationality, and sentimentality -- Rationality and cultural difference -- Feminism and pragmatism -- The end of Leninism, Havel and social hope -- The role of philosophy in human progress -- The historiography of philosophy : four genres -- The contingency of philosophical problems : Michael Ayers on Locke -- Dewey between Hegel and Darwin -- Habermas, Derrida and the functions of philosophy -- Derrida and the philosophical tradition
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 355 pages
Isbn
9780521556866
Lccn
97037618
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)37509964
  • (OCoLC)ocm37509964

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