Consequences of Pragmatism: Essays, 1972-1980

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U of Minnesota Press, 1982 - Philosophy - 237 pages
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User Review  - Darrol - LibraryThing

This was a more difficult book to re-read than I imagined. Clearly, I had not understood much in my previous read. A chapter critical of Dewey's Experience & Nature. Chapters on Wittgenstein and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marcus Vinicius - Goodreads

The pragmatism, as Rorty conceived it, is a challenge for everyone whose epistemology embraces metaphysical concepts. In this book, Richard Rorty tries to describe his conception of pragmatism, based in a peculiar reading of Pierce, Dewey and James. Read full review

Contents

Preface
ix
Pragmatism and Philosophy
xiii
The World Well Lost
3
An Essay on Wittgenstein
19
Heidegger and Dewey
37
Professionalized Philosophy and Transcendentalist Culture
60
Deweys Metaphysics
72
An Essay on Derrida
90
Is There a Problem about Fictional Discourse?
110
NineteenthCentury Idealism and TwentiethCentury Textualism
139
Pragmatism Relativism and Irrationalism
160
Cavell on Skepticism
176
Method Social Science and Social Hope
191
Philosophy in America Today
211
Index
233
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Richard Rorty (1931 2007) was Professor of Comparative Literature and Philosophy at Stanford University.

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