Rorty, Pragmatism, and Confucianism: With Responses by Richard Rorty (SUNY Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture (Paperback))

Rorty, Pragmatism, and Confucianism: With Responses by Richard Rorty (SUNY Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture (Paperback))


An engagement among Confucianism and the philosophy of Richard Rorty.

Rorty, Pragmatism, and Confucianism bargains a desirable dialog among Confucianism, traditionally the dominant culture in chinese language notion and society, and the modern philosophy of Richard Rorty. good conscious that his philosophical hero, John Dewey, has had an enduring impression between chinese language intellectuals, Rorty expressed a want that his personal books, which were swiftly translated into chinese language, be learn as an up to date model of Dewey’s philosophy. during this booklet, twelve authors have interaction Rorty’s suggestion in a hermeneutic discussion with Confucianism, utilizing Confucianism to interpret and reconstruct Rorty whereas exploring such issues as human nature, ethical psychology, ethical relativism, ethical growth, democracy, culture, ethical metaphysics, and religiosity. Rorty himself offers a distinct respond to each one author.

“…all the essays during this quantity move a ways towards facilitating a effective discussion among pragmatism and Confucian concept. As either one of those traditions fight to redefine themselves within the current and destiny cultural contexts—both on their local soils and abroad—a e-book like this can proceed to end up important for a very long time to come.” — China overview overseas

Contributors comprise Robert Allinson, Roger Ames, James Behuniak, Cheng Chungying, James Kelly Clark, Yong Huang, Chenyang Li, Marjorie Miller, Hans-Georg Moeller, Peimin Ni, Richard Rorty, Sor-hoon Tan, and Kuang-ming Wu.

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