Richard Rorty: A Short Introduction

The essential provides a brief introduction to the main features of Richard Rorty's neopragatism. At the same time, it offers a systematic guide to a fruitful reading of Rorty. The author proposes to read it as a fragile balance of pragmatism and romanticism by which Rorty seeks to change our s...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Müller, Martin
Format: eBook
Published: Wiesbaden Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2022, 2022
Edition:1st ed. 2022
Series:Springer essentials
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Table of contents short: Introduction: Reading Rorty's work as a balance of pragmatism and romanticism
  • Revolutionary language-game pragmatism after the linguistic turn
  • The strong romantic dimension of Rorty's neopragmatism
  • The liberal utopia of a combination of public pragmatism and private romanticism in contingency, irony and solidarity
  • Final consideration: Democratic anti-authoritarianism - Rorty's ethico-political motivation