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Richard Rorty : the making of an American philosopher

Author: Neil Gross
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A scholarly biography explores the path of Richard Rorty's thought in the context of his life and social experiences in order to trace the intellectual and professional journey that led him to prominence.
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Named Person: Richard Rorty; Rorty; Richard Rorty; Richard Rorty
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gross
ISBN: 9780226309903 0226309908
OCLC Number: 174040137
Description: xx, 367 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: James Rorty --
Winifred Raushenbush --
The Hutchins College --
M.A. in philosophy, 1949-1952 --
Ph. D. at Yale, 1952-1956 --
Wellesley College, 1958-1961 --
Princeton University, 1961-1965 --
Princeton University, 1965-1982 --
The theory of intellectual self-concept --
Rorty reexamined.
Responsibility: Neil Gross.
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On his death in 2007, Richard Rorty was heralded by the "New York Times" as "one of the world's most influential contemporary thinkers." This biography explores the path of Rorty's thought in order  Read more...

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