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Objectivity, relativism, and truth

Author: Richard Rorty
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
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In this volume Rorty offers a Deweyan account of objectivity as intersubjectivity, one that drops claims about universal validity and instead focuses on utility for the purposes of a community. The sense in which the natural sciences are exemplary for inquiry is explicated in terms of the moral virtues of scientific communities rather than in terms of a special scientific method. The volume concludes with  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Rorty
ISBN: 0521353696 9780521353694 0521358779 9780521358774 0521404762 ) 9780521404761 (set(hb)) 0521409152 (set(pbk.)) 9780521409155 (set(pbk.)
OCLC Number: 22003895
Description: x, 226 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : antirepresentationalism, ethnocentrism, and liberalism --
Solidarity or objectivity? --
Science as solidarity --
Is natural science a natural kind? --
Pragmatism without method --
Texts and lumps --
Inquiry as recontextualization : an anti-dualist account of interpretation --
Non-reductive physicalism --
Pragmatism, Davidson and truth --
Representation, social practise, and truth --
Unfamiliar noises : Hesse and Davidson on metaphor --
The priority of democracy to philosophy --
Postmodernist bourgeois liberalism --
On ethnocentrism : a reply to Clifford Geertz --
Cosmopolitanism without emancipation : a response to Jean-François Lyotard.
Responsibility: Richard Rorty.
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