Perspectives

ISSN: 0907-676X

View year:

  1.  9
    The back and forth between Habermas and postmodernism.Francesco Rizzi Brignoli - 2018 - Perspectives 8 (1):23-30.
    This paper aims to investigate the dialogue between some postmodern thinkers and Habermas’ criticism in light of a different conception of dialogue itself. Therefore, we shall first give an account of how Habermas establishes his neomodern discourse in a very close dialogue with the key concepts of postmodernism: the subject and its social role, language and the concept of philosophical truth and the postmodernist view of history. Secondly, dialogue will be addressed as a structural difference between Habermas’ universal normative ethic (...)
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  2.  3
    Rigor or rhetoric: philosopher and public in dialogue.Deven Burks - 2018 - Perspectives 8 (1):4-13.
    Leiter (2016) charges public philosophy with being “neoliberal”. To understand that charge better, I define, in §1, three versions of public philosophy which might be concerned and two pictures of its practice targeted by Leiter. I also compare two deliberative sites wherein those pictures may play out. In §2, I sketch how Leiter’s two paradoxes for “neoliberal” public philosophy lead to a revised public philosophy. §3 questions the paradoxes’ empirical grounding and scope. Lastly, in §4, I assume Leiter’s picture and (...)
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  3.  7
    Interview with Invited Speaker Michela Massimi, Philosophy as a Way of Life.Michela Massimi & Peter West - 2018 - Perspectives 8 (1):31-34.
    Michela Massimi is a Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Edinburgh and was the keynote speaker for Philosophy as a Way of Life. She is currently the PI for an ERC-funded project ʽPerspectival Realism. Science, Knowledge, and Truth from a Human Vantage Point.ʼ Massimi has extensive experience working on interdisciplinary projects and has frequently engaged in public philosophy. In this interview, she discusses the future of research in the UK post-Brexit, the challenges and rewards of interdisciplinary research, (...)
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
 Previous issues
  
Next issues