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Humanities 2013, 2(3), 369-383; doi:10.3390/h2030369

Rorty, Pragmatism, and Analytic Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, 170 St. George Street, Toronto, M5R 2M8, Canada
Received: 12 June 2013 / Revised: 28 June 2013 / Accepted: 9 July 2013 / Published: 10 July 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue The Legacy of Richard Rorty)
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One of Richard Rorty's legacies is to have put a Jamesian version of pragmatism on the contemporary philosophical map. Part of his argument has been that pragmatism and analytic philosophy are set against each other, with pragmatism almost having been killed off by the reigning analytic philosophy. The argument of this paper is that there is a better and more interesting reading of both the history of pragmatism and the history of analytic philosophy. View Full-Text
Keywords: William James; analytic philosophy; history of pragmatism; Peirce; logical Empiricism William James; analytic philosophy; history of pragmatism; Peirce; logical Empiricism
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Misak, C. Rorty, Pragmatism, and Analytic Philosophy. Humanities 2013, 2, 369-383.

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