David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Theoria 50 (101):94-108 (2003)
While Richard Rorty's general views on truth, objectivity, and relativism continue to attract much attention from professional philosophers, some of his contributions to ethical theory have thus far been remarkably neglected. In other work, I have begun the task of sketching what a Rortyan approach to traditional questions in meta-ethics might look like.1 Here, however, I shall attempt to summarize and evaluate some of the contributions that Rorty has made to important debates in first-order normative theory. More specifically, my attention will be devoted primarily to the question of what moral obligations of respect and tolerance, if any, we have towards those who act out of moral frameworks which are divergent from our own.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Christian Miller (2002). Rorty and Moral Relativism. European Journal of Philosophy 10 (3):354–374.
Brad Frazier (2006). The Ethics of Rortian Redescription. Philosophy and Social Criticism 32 (4):461-492.
Steven Levine (2010). Rehabilitating Objectivity: Rorty, Brandom, and the New Pragmatism. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 40 (4):567-589.
Richard Rorty (2006). Take Care of Freedom and Truth Will Take Care of Itself: Interviews with Richard Rorty. Stanford University Press.
Robert Brandom (ed.) (2000). Rorty and His Critics. Blackwell Publishers.
Nicholas H. Smith (2005). Rorty on Religion and Hope. Inquiry 48 (1):76 – 98.
Kalle Puolakka (2008). Literature, Ethics, and Richard Rorty's Pragmatist Theory of Interpretation. Philosophia 36 (1):29-41.
Andrew C. Wicks (1990). Norman Bowie and Richard Rorty on Multinationals: Does Business Ethics Need 'Metaphysical Comfort?'. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 9 (3):191 - 200.
David Rondel (2009). Liberalism, Ethnocentrism, and Solidarity: Reflections on Rorty. Journal of Philosophical Research 34:55-68.
Christopher J. Voparil (2006). Richard Rorty: Politics and Vision. Rowman & Littlefield.
Andrew Lambert (2012). Rorty, Pragmatism, and Confucianism. [REVIEW] Philosophy East and West 62 (1):134-139.
Susan Dieleman (2010). Revisiting Rorty: Contributions to a Pragmatist Feminism. Hypatia 25 (4):891-908.
Paul D. Forster (2000). Problems with Rorty's Pragmatist Defense of Liberalism. Journal of Philosophical Research 25:345-362.
John T. Sanders (1996). Comments on Philosophy and the Dilemmas of the Contemporary World. In Józef Niznik & John T. Sanders (eds.), Debating the State of Philosophy: Habermas, Rorty, and Kolakowski. Praeger.
Charles B. Guignon & David R. Hiley (eds.) (2003). Richard Rorty. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2010-08-31
Total downloads15 ( #122,712 of 1,410,150 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #107,954 of 1,410,150 )
How can I increase my downloads?