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Reading Rorty

critical responses to Philosophy and the mirror of nature (and beyond)

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Published by B. Blackwell in Oxford, UK, Cambridge, Mass., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rorty, Richard.,
  • Philosophy.,
  • Philosophy, Modern.,
  • Representation (Philosophy),
  • Analysis (Philosophy),
  • Civilization -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-378) and index.

    Statementedited by Alan R. Malachowski ; associate editor Jo Burrows.
    ContributionsMalachowski, Alan R., Burrows, Jo., Rorty, Richard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB53 .R682 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 384 p. ;
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2205058M
    ISBN 100631161481, 063116149X
    LC Control Number89027035


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