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Drawing freely and expertly from Continental and analytic traditions, Richard Bernstein examines a number of debates and controversies exemplified in the works of Gadamer, Habermas, Rorty, and Arendt. He argues that a new conversation is emerging about human rationality--a new understanding that emphasizes its practical character and has important ramifications both for thought and action.

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"A fascinating and timely treatment of the objectivism versus relativism debates occurring in philosophy of science, literary theory, the social sciences, political science, and elsewhere."--Choice

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ISBN:
9780812211658
Author:
Bernstein, Richard J.
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press
Location:
Philadelphia
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Epistemology
Subject:
Religion and science
Subject:
Relativity
Subject:
Practice
Subject:
Hermeneutics
Subject:
Objectivity
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 39
Publication Date:
19831131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.99x5.91x.92 in. 1.02 lbs.

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