After The Demise Of The Tradition: Rorty, Critical Theory, And The Fate Of Philosophy, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

After The Demise Of The Tradition

Rorty, Critical Theory, And The Fate Of Philosophy, 1st Edition

By Kai Nielsen

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278 pages

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This book presents a chain of argument as well as a conversation conducted in the presence of the major contributors to the "end-of-philosophy" debate: the critics of the dominantly Platonic-Cartesian-Kantian tradition and its defenders.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Tradition 1. Subjecting the Tradition to Stress 2. Rorty and the Self-Image of Philosophy 3. How to Be Skeptical About Philosophy 4. The Tradition in Retreat 5. On Being Ontologically Unserious 6. Wittgenstein, Wittgensteinians, and the End of Philosophy Part Two: New Directions 7. Can There Be Progress in Philosophy? 8. Scientism, Pragmatism, and the Fate of Philosophy 9. Searching for an Emancipatory Perspective: Wide Reflective Equilibrium and the Hermeneutical Circle 10. Wide Reflective Equilibrium and the Transformation of Philosophy 11. In Defense of Wide Reflective Equilibrium

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General