Richard Rorty: Neopragmatism vs. the Truth

December 14:  Richard Rorty:  Neopragmatism vs. the Truth

Rorty, perhaps the leading pragmatist of the 20th century, argued against the idea of knowledge as a “mirror of nature” and against traditional alanytic epistemology:  Two articles, one an essay and one an interview, present his views on the trajectory of philosophy to the present:

Toward a Post-Metaphysical Culture

Method, Social Science, and Social Hope

Location: Muhlenberg Library, 209 West 23rd Street (near 7th Avenue).