Philosophy and Social Hope

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Philosophy and Social Hope
Author Richard Rorty
Country United States
Language English
Subject Political philosophy, culture, literary criticism
Published 1999 (Penguin Group)
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 288
ISBN 978-0-14-026288-9
OCLC 41311603
191 21
LC Class B945.R521 R67 1999

Philosophy and Social Hope is a 1999 book written by philosopher Richard Rorty and published by Penguin. The book is a collection of cultural and political essays intended to reach a wider audience and, like his previous books, it presents Rorty's own version of pragmatism. 'Trotsky and the Wild Orchids' is the most autobiographical piece and explains how he moved from Plato's philosophical framework towards Ludwig Wittgenstein's and John Dewey's anti-essentialism.

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