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The American philosopher : conversations with Quine, Davidson, Putnam, Nozick, Danto, Rorty, Cavell, MacIntyre, and Kuhn

Author: Giovanna Borradori
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994.
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The American Philosopher explores the opposition between analytic and continental thought and shows how recent American work has begun to bridge the gap between the two traditions. Through a reexamination of pragmatism, and through an attempt to understand philosophy in a more hermeneutical way, the participants narrow the distance between America's distinctly scientific philosophy and Europe's more literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Entretiens
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanna Borradori
ISBN: 0226066479 9780226066479 0226066487 9780226066486
OCLC Number: 28375024
Language Note: Translation of: Conversazioni americane.
Description: xii, 177 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface: The Atlantic Wall ---
Twentieth-Century Logic / Willard Van Orman Quine ---
Post-Analytic Visions / Donald Davidson ---
Between the New Left and Judaism / Hilary Putnam ---
Anarchy at Harvard / Robert Nozick ---
The Cosmopolitan Alphabet of Art / Arthur C. Danto ---
After Philosophy, Democracy / Richard Rorty ---
An Apology for Skepticism / Stanley Cavell ---
Nietzsche or Aristotle? / Alasdair MacIntyre ---
Paradigms of Scientific Evolution / Thomas S. Kuhn.
Other Titles: Conversazioni americane.
Conversations with Quine, Davidson, Putnam, Nozick, Danto, Rorty, Cavell, MacIntyre, and Kuhn
Responsibility: Giovanna Borradori ; translated by Rosanna Crocitto.
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Explores the identity of the American philosopher. Through informal conversations, leading philosophers discuss the rise of post-analytic philosophy in America and its relations to European thought  Read more...

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