The Ends of Philosophy: Pragmatism, Foundationalism and Postmodernism
April 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
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This book engages the confrontation between the foundationalist aims of traditional philosophy, the postmodern critique, and the pragmatic attempt to maintain a form of non-foundational inquiry. Through readings of the work of Peirde, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, Buchler, Derrida, Rorty, and others, the author examines the nature and scope of philosophically relevant knowledge.
- Ambitious and important work, by a respected philosopher.
- Presents a clear and thoughtful analysis of key philosophical traditions.
- Examines the nature and scope of philosophically relevant knowledge.