Contingency, irony, and solidarity

201 pages

English language

Published Jan. 4, 1989 by Cambridge University Press.

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We keep re-describing history and ourselves, let's stop pretending we'll find the last best description before we die. And stop cruelly humiliating each other. There's some good stuff in here (Chapter 3 is particularly good description) but Rorty still manages to sound afraid of not being good enough despite arguing that "good enough" is all in his head.

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  • Language and languages -- Philosophy