9780826497789

The Domestication of Derrida Rorty, Pragmatism and Deconstruction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780826497789

  • ISBN10:

    0826497780

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/8/2008
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Summary

An important new book analyzing the way in which Richard Rorty has tried to reconcile the thought of Jacques Derrida with the American pragmatist and liberal tradition.

Author Biography

Lorenzo Fabbri teaches at the University of California, Irvine, USA.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Introduction: Taking Rorty Seriouslyp. 1
The Contingency of Beingp. 7
Two Ideas of Philosophy: Kant and Hegelp. 7
The Desire for Autonomy and the Anxiety of Influencep. 15
Histories of Writing and Masturbationp. 26
Deconstruction as Circumvention: 'Envois'p. 37
Derrida, the Transcendental and Theoretical Ascetismp. 45
The Double Privacy of Deconstructionp. 45
On the Very Possibility of Biographical Writingp. 53
Rorty's Hidden Reductionismp. 60
The Disposal of Philosophyp. 74
The Resistance of Theoryp. 87
The Desires We are, The Languages We Speakp. 87
Casting a Maybe at the Heart of the Presentp. 99
Politics of Conciliation and Politics of Monstrosityp. 115
Notesp. 129
Bibliographyp. 141
Indexp. 147
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