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Author Rorty, Richard.

Title Contingency, irony, and solidarity / Richard Rorty.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  149.94 R697c 1989    ---  Available
Description xvi, 201 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Contingency: The contingency of language -- The contingency of selfhood -- The contingency of a liberal community -- pt. 2. Ironism and theory: Private irony and liberal hope -- Self-creation and affiliation: Proust, Nietzsche, and Heidegger -- From ironist theory to private allusions: Derrida -- pt. 3. Cruelty and solidarity: The barber of Kasbeam: Nabokov on cruelty -- The last intellectual in Europe: Orwell on cruelty -- Solidarity.
Subject Language and languages -- Philosophy.
ISBN 0521367816 (pbk.)
9780521367813 (pbk.)
Standard No. NLGGC 048100196

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