By Richard Rorty,Jeffrey Robbins,Jeffrey W. Robbins,Gianni Vattimo,G. Dann
Richard Rorty is known, perhaps even notorious, for his philosophical nonchalance. His groundbreaking paintings not just rejects all theories of fact but additionally dismisses sleek epistemology and its preoccupation with wisdom and illustration. even as, the prestigious pragmatist believed there should be no universally legitimate solutions to ethical questions, resulting in a posh view of faith infrequently expressed in his writings.
In this posthumous e-book, Rorty, a strict secularist, reveals within the pragmatic considered John Dewey, John Stuart Mill, Henry James, and George Santayana a political mind's eye shared by way of spiritual traditions. His reason 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 unity. He fairly responds to Pope Benedict XVI and crusade opposed to postmodern inquiry. even if keeping theologians, metaphysicians, or political ideologues to account, Rorty continues to be steadfast in his competition to absolute uniformity and its exploitation of political strength.
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An Ethics for Today: Finding Common Ground Between Philosophy and Religion by Richard Rorty,Jeffrey Robbins,Jeffrey W. Robbins,Gianni Vattimo,G. Dann