Serious philosophy and freedom of spirit

Journal of Philosophy 84 (12):707-726 (1987)
Abstract
I wish to lay out a view of “serious” philosophy, and to consider recent attacks on that view from the side of the “free spirited” philosophy: deconstruction and textualism, hermeneutics, critical theory, and the new pragma-tism. Without defining what all forms of freedom have in common, I shall draw from them a combined critique against seriousness. I will also examine, occasionally and in passing, positive ideas conjured up by the free. But mainly I wish to consider their combined critique of seriousness.
Keywords Analytic Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy
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DOI jphil198784121
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