Sometimes always true : undogmatic pluralism in politics, metaphysics, and epistemology / Jeremy Barris.

Author
Barris, Jeremy [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
First edition.
Published/​Created
New York : Fordham University Press, 2015.
Description
xi, 302 pages ; 25 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Pluralism [Browse]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 281-291) and index.
Contents
Comparing different cultural or theoretical frameworks: Davidson, Rorty, and the nature of truth -- An internal connection between logic and rhetoric, between frameworks, and a legitimate foundation for knowledge -- Pluralism, legitimate self-contradiction, and a proposed solution to some shared fundamental problems of political and mainstream epistemology -- The logic of genuine political pluralism and Oscar Wilde's artificiality of wit and style -- Foucault's pluralism and the possibility of truth and of ideology critique -- How to be properly unnatural: the metaphysics of heterosexual normativity and the importance of concepts of essence and nature for pluralism -- The necessary inconclusiveness of Heideggerian interpretation of metaphysics and the undecided nature of essential or logical connection -- The formal structure of metaphysics and the Importance of being Earnest -- The logical structure of dreams and their relation to reality -- Coda: overview.
ISBN
  • 9780823262144 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0823262146 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0823262170
  • 9780823262175
LCCN
2014008830
OCLC
882553238
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