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A pragmatist's progress? : Richard Rorty and American intellectual history

Author: John Pettegrew
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2000.
Series: American intellectual culture.
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In this volume, a host of distinguished scholars examine Richard Rorty's influence on twentieth-century American pragmatism and its commitment to achieving social democracy.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pragmatist's progress?
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2000
(OCoLC)606351677
Named Person: Richard Rorty; Richard Rorty; Richard Rorty; Richard Rorty; Richard Rorty
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Pettegrew
ISBN: 084769061X 9780847690619 0847690628 9780847690626
OCLC Number: 43334156
Description: vii, 222 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / John Pettegrew --
Pragmatism: an old name for some new ways of thinking? / James T. Kloppenberg --
Rorty, radicalism, romaniticism: the politics of the gaze / Joan C. Williams --
Private life and public commitment: from Walter Rauschenbusch to Richard Rorty / Casey Nelson Blake --
Lives of irony: Randolph Bourne, Richard Rorty, & a new genealogy of critical pragmatism / John Pettegrew --
Is it pragmatism? Rorty and the American tradition / Barry Allen --
Is the revival of pragmatism practical, or what are the consequences of pragmatism? / Jeffrey C. Isaac. Narrative politics: Richard Rorty at the "end of reform" / James Livingston.
Series Title: American intellectual culture.
Responsibility: edited by John Pettegrew.

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This superb collection of critical essays illuminates the intellectual journey of Richard Rorty, one of the most interesting, elusive, and unpredictable philosophers of the late twentieth century. Read more...

 
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