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How did the (in)famous and influential “postmodern” philosopher Richard Rorty influence Sam Harris?!

 
 
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11 October 2010 08:29
 
Travis of the Cosmos - 31 August 2010 02:46 PM

nonverbal,
Rorty is very interesting. And actually readable. I’d suggest you check out maybe “Philosophy and Social Hope”. You’ll enjoy arguing with it.

I agree. That’s definitely the place top start to get a handle on Rorty.

 
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nonverbal - 31 August 2010 01:29 PM

I don’t trust much about Dennett, though I suspect that if I were to see him speaking, my feelings would change.

Dennett has a lot of lectures online. He’s one of the few philosophers who makes a lick of sense. On issue after issue, he agrees with me. Wonderful fellow.

I haven’t heard him weigh in on Sam’s Objective Morality project, however. Maybe the fact that I haven’t seen a quote similar to Dawkins, fawning over Sam’s book, is an indication of where he stands on it.

 
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