Annoying postmodernists

Xxxx Xxxxxx xxxxxxxxxx at
Sun Mar 25 15:17:40 MST 2001

Rorty is generally known to be in the tradition of  American pragmatism
along the lines of John Dewey. Certainly, his critique
of  _foundantionalism_ shares some commonalities with post-modernism's
critique of  _truth_ (as they define it).

bye, Xxxx

At 07:13 AM 3/26/01 +1000, you wrote:
>Hi Amanda,
>Have a look at Roy Bhaskar's demolition of Rorty in "Philosophy and the
>Idea of Freedom" Blackwell: Oxford 1991.  Whether Rorty could be described
>as a pomo I have no idea but he does certainly resonate with what Bhaskar
>calls postmodernist irrealism.
>There is also stuff by Eagleton and Callinicos that is worth looking up.

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