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Contingency, irony, and solidarity

by Richard Rorty

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard Rorty.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP106 .R586 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 201 p. ;
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23241517M
    ISBN 100521353815, 0521367816
    ISBN 109780521353816, 9780521367813
    LC Control Number88023358

      Richard Rorty, from his book, “Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity.” Lionel Metz/Cambridge University Press Traditionally, one worry with thinkers who dispense with the idea that there are Author: James Ryerson. Irony is the essential theme in “Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity,” the book in which Rorty makes his most ambitious foray into literature and aesthetics.

      texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Contingency, irony, and solidarity by Richard Rorty. Publication date Topics Language and languages -- Philosophy Publisher Cambridge University PressPages: Book Review. Losing One's Cherry: Reactions to Rorty's Contingency, irony, and solidarity (Cambridge University Press, ) The following is the text of a review article prepared by Ian Johnston of Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, BC (now Vancouver Island University). This document is in the public domain and may be used by anyone, in.

    Contingency, irony, and solidarity Rorty, Richard In this book Rorty argues that thinkers such as Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein have enabled societies to see themselves as historical contingencies, rather than as expressions of underlying, ahistorical human nature or as realizations of suprahistorical goals. Click to read more about Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity by Richard Rorty. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. All about Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity by Richard Rorty. The book has a characteristically wide range of reference from philosophy through social theory to literary criticism/5(6).


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In this book, major American philosopher Richard Rorty argues that thinkers such as Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein have enabled societies to see themselves as historical contingencies, rather than as expressions of underlying, ahistorical human nature, or as realizations of suprahistorical goals.4/5(10).

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Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity Irony These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. We are thankful for their contributions and encourage you to make your own. Written by people who wish to remain anonymousAuthor: Richard Rorty. In Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity, public intellectual and philosopher Richard Rorty continues with his theories on truth, knowledge, and information, but instead of using analytical philosophy to explain his hunches, he explains his ideas in three sections: Contingency, Irony/Theory, and : Richard Rorty.

Part I: Contingency I The contingency of language 2 The contingency of selfbood 3 The contingency of a liberal community Part II: Ironism and Theory 4 Private irony and liberal hope 5 Self-creation and affiliation: Proust, Nietzsche, and Heidegger 6 From ironist theory to private allusions: Derrida Part III: Cruelty and SolidarityFile Size: 8MB.

"Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity is not only readable, informative and ceaselessly interesting; it is a bold and topical manifest about the entire philosophical and political prospect of our 'post-modern' times.

Jonathan Re'e Radical Philosophy " consistently provocative, and every page excites philosophic thought." Philosophy and LiteratureBrand: Cambridge University Press. Contingency Irony & Solidarity by Richard Rorty available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Rorty examines human solidarity and liberalism through literature, philosophy, social theory and Author: Richard Rorty. Contingency, Irony and Solidarity的书评 (全部 14 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 韩乾 商务印书馆版/10(40). Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity - Richard Rorty - Google Books In this book Rorty argues that thinkers such as Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein have enabled societies to see themselves as 4/5(5).

Notes on "Contingency, irony, and solidarity" by Richard Rorty () Sunday, 21 March -the attempt to fuse the public and private lies behind Plato’s attempt to answer the q “Why is it in one’s interest to be just?” and Christianity’s claim that perfect self-realization can be attained through service to others.

His previous books with Cambridge have been Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity (), a book that sold o copies since publication and has been translated into seventeen different languages, and two volumes of philosophical papers: Objectivity, Relativism, and Truth, and Essays on Heidegger and Others.

Probably the best thing about "Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity" is that it is written so well. Like Rorty's other books it has a way of making philosophy less arcane than it otherwise appears.

Other raters here have outlined his project better than I can and illustrate how Rorty builds upon his ideas in the book "Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature."Cited by:   Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity by Richard Rorty,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).

Contents Preface Introduction Part I: Contingency I The contingency of language 2 The contingency of selfhood 3 The contingency of a liberal community Part Ironism and Theory 4 Private irony and liberal hope 5 Self-creation and affiliation: Proust, Nietzsche, and Heidegger G From ironist theory to private allusions: Derrida Part Cruelty and Solidarity.

"Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity is not only readable, informative and ceaselessly interesting; it is a bold and topical manifest about the entire philosophical and political prospect of our 'post-modern' times.

Jonathan Re'e Radical Philosophy " consistently provocative, and every page excites philosophic thought." Philosophy and Literature/5(20). Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity Richard Rorty In this book, major American philosopher Richard Rorty argues that thinkers such as Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein have enabled societies to see themselves as historical contingencies, rather than as expressions of underlying, ahistorical human nature, or as realizations of suprahistorical goals.

Contingency, irony, and solidarity. [Richard Rorty] -- American philosopher Richard Rorty argues that thinkers such as Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein have enabled societies to see themselves as historical contingencies, rather than as expressions of.Review Symposium Richard Rorty, Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,£, Paper £, Xvi + Pp.

[REVIEW] Richard Rorty - - History of the Human Sciences 3 (1)Author: Richard Rorty.The book has a characteristically broad number of reference from philosophy by means of social idea to literary criticism. It confirms Rorty's standing as a uniquely delicate theorist, whose writing will present absorbing to instructional and nonacademic readers alike.

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