After Rorty: The Possibilities for Ethics and Religious Belief (Bloomsbury Studies in American Philosophy)

After Rorty: The Possibilities for Ethics and Religious Belief (Bloomsbury Studies in American Philosophy)

G. Elijah Dann


informed by way of the most eminent philosophers of the 20 th century, Richard Rorty has turn out to be one of many most powerful critics of the philosophical culture. during this publication G. Elijah Dann takes heavily Rorty's writings, exhibiting how, opposite to what many philosophers think, he really is helping to augment and liven up either the philosophy of faith and the possibilities for ethical growth. Dann is going directly to speak about Rorty's metaethics and stories Rorty's famous article, "Religion as Conversation-stopper," exhibiting how the private/public contrast, notwithstanding well-placed, wishes adjustment. opposite to Rorty's view that non secular values may still stay within the inner most realm, Dann continues non secular values can play an immense position within the public sq., albeit via a "translation" into secular phrases. ultimately the publication explores how the background of philosophical pursuits formed theological ones and Dann seems to be at Rorty's newer strategies approximately faith, fairly in his dialogue with the Italian thinker Gianni Vattimo.

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