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By Richard Rorty,Jeffrey Robbins,Jeffrey W. Robbins,Gianni Vattimo,G. Dann

Richard Rorty is known, even perhaps notorious, for his philosophical nonchalance. His groundbreaking paintings not just rejects all theories of fact but in addition dismisses glossy epistemology and its preoccupation with wisdom and illustration. even as, the distinguished pragmatist believed there might be no universally legitimate solutions to ethical questions, resulting in a fancy view of faith infrequently expressed in his writings.

In this posthumous book, Rorty, a strict secularist, unearths within the pragmatic considered John Dewey, John Stuart Mill, Henry James, and George Santayana a political mind's eye shared via spiritual traditions. His cause isn't to advertise trust over nonbelief, or to blur the excellence among non secular and public domain names, yet to find styles of similarity and distinction that foster an ethics of decency and a politics of harmony. He rather responds to Pope Benedict XVI and crusade opposed to postmodern inquiry. even if keeping theologians, metaphysicians, or political ideologues to account, Rorty is still steadfast in his competition to absolute uniformity and its exploitation of political strength.

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