Day: June 6, 2017

The Social Philosophy of Gillian Rose

British social theorist, who through a profound reading of Hegel sought to navigate between the excesses and dangers of modernist absolutism and postmodernist relativism, Gillian Rose‘s (1947-1995)  work draws upon philosophy (not least in a close knowledge of the German tradition),… Read More ›

The Philosophy of Richard Rorty

Although trained within the so-called ‘analytic’ tradition, Richard Rorty (1931-2007) espouses an approach to philosophy that is generally referred to as ‘neo-pragmatist’. Rorty draws heavily on the works of C. S. Peirce, William James and John Dewey, and also displays an… Read More ›