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  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    liberal, philosophical, individual and practical.
  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 12 reviews as of our last analysis date on May 3 2020.
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Tackles the critical philosophical issues of the 60s and 70s, with breathtaking clarity now and admiration for the lucid pioneering then.

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    A reader, lechman, wrote here that all scientists and engineers would reject rortys ideas as extremely sloppy and antiscientific.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Really, it's just not much of concern to science whether scientists believe themselves to be revealing metaphysical truth or not--they'll still get their work done.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Many modern people, stuck in circular thinking, attempt to justify science with scientific premises.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Even the biggest advocates of science in philosophy realize that that's not tenable.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Published in 1990, `objectivity, relativism, and truth' (ort) is the first installment in the 4-volume richard rorty: philosophical papers collection published by cambridge university press.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Ort contains approximately a dozen essays originally published by rorty in the 1980s.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    His pragmatic view of philosophy posits that knowledge results from conversation and convention, rather than from the uncovering of ahistoric truth, in other words, knowledge is created not than discovered.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    While sharing a common pragmatic theme the essays are roughly divided between those that deal with questions of language and epistemology and those that are concerned with socio-political issues.

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