Introduction: The Unity of Richard Rorty's Philosophy David Rondel; 1. Rorty's Metaphilosophy: A Pluralistic Corridor Colin Koopman; 2. After Metaphysics: Eliminativism and the Protreptic Dilemma Neil Gascoigne; 3. Rorty and Classical Pragmatism Christopher Voparil; 4. A Pragmatism More Ironic Than Pragmatic Barry Allen; 5. Rorty and Semantic Minimalism Simon Blackburn; 6. Returning to the Particular: Morality and the Self after Rorty Alan Malachowski; 7. Rorty's Political Philosophy Michael Bacon and Alexis Dianda; 8. Tinkering with Truth, Tinkering with Difference: Rorty and (Liberal) Feminism Susan Dieleman; 9. Rorty's Insouciant Social Thought James T. Kloppenberg; 10. Rorty and National Pride Georgia Warnke; 11. Rorty on Religion Stephen S. Bush; 12. Rorty: Reading Continental Philosophy Paul Patton; 13. Rorty's Literary Culture: Reading, Redemption, and the Heart's Invisible Furies Aine Mahon and Elizabeth O'Brien; 14. Wild Orchids Robert Westbrook.
Offers a comprehensive introduction to one of the most interesting and controversial philosophers of recent times.
David Rondel is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nevada. He is author of Pragmatist Egalitarianism (2018) and co-editor of Pragmatism and Justice (2017) and Pessimism of the Intellect, Optimism of the Will: The Political Philosophy of Kai Nielsen (2012).