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Title Truth : engagements across philosophical traditions / edited by José Medina and David Wood
Imprint Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  121 T777wo 2005    AVAILABLE    30500101191446
Descript xiii, 375 pages ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Blackwell readings in Continental philosophy
Blackwell readings in Continental philosophy
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction / José Medina, David Wood -- On truth and lies in a nonmoral sense / Friedrich Nietzsche -- Pragmatism's conception of truth / William James -- Truth, subjectivity and communication / Søren Kierkegaard -- Remarks on truth / Ludwig Wittgenstein -- Truth and meaning / Donald Davidson -- Face of cognition / Hilary Putnam -- Representation, social practice, and truth / Richard Rorty -- Richard Rorty's pragmatic turn / Jürgen Habermas -- Towards rehabilitating objectivity / John McDowell
Notes on relativism / Paul Feyerabend -- Truth of hermeneutics, from "The decline of the subject and the problem of testimony" / Gianni Vattimo -- Relativism and cultural relativity / Joseph Margolis -- Perception and truth / Maurice Merleau-Ponty -- End of the book and the beginning of writing / Jacques Derrida -- Self-evidence and truth / Edmund Husserl -- On the essence of truth / Martin Heidegger -- Truth of disclosure and truth of testimony / Emmanuel Levinas -- Word giving, word taking / Catherine Z. Elgin
Truth and politics / Hannah Arendt -- Discourse on language / Michel Foucault -- Reclaiming truth / Linda Martín Alcoff
"Setting the stage with selections from Nietzsche and James, this reader on truth puts in conversation some of the main philosophical figures from the twentieth century in the analytic, continental, and pragmatist traditions. The volume's central focus is the value or normativity of truth, explored by constructing dialogues between different schools of thought. Topics include the normative relation between truth and subjectivity, consensus, art, testimony, power, and critique."--Jacket
Subject Truth
Alt Author Wood, David, 1946-
Medina, José, 1968-
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