New directions and perennial challenges in the sociology of philosophy: Theoretical and methodological notes on Neil Gross's Richard Rorty

Quarrels between philosophers are never entirely disconnected from larger quarrels. There was a hidden agenda behind the split between old-fashioned “humanistic” philosophy (of the Dewey-Whitehead sort) and the positivists, and a similar agenda lies behind the current split between devotees of “analytic” and “Continental” philosophy. The heavy breathing on both sides about the immorality and stupidity of the opposition signals passions which academic power struggles cannot fully explain. Neil Gross’s monograph study on the American philosopher Richard Rorty (1931–2007) is a multi-layered tapestral offering that deftly weaves together informative strands of cultural history with the binding threads of ..
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