Richard Rorty

Richard Rorty, a professor of comparative literature and philosophy at Stanford University, is the author of numerous books, including Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (Princeton); Contingency, Irony and Solidarity (Cambridge); and Philosophy and Social Hope (Penguin).

Philosophical Convictions Philosophical Convictions

Philosophers get attention only when they appear to be doing something sinister--corrupting the youth, undermining the foundations of civilization, sneering at all we hold dear.

May 27, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Richard Rorty

Fighting Terrorism With Democracy Fighting Terrorism With Democracy

We must strengthen institutions that protect us from a national security state.

Oct 3, 2002 / Feature / Richard Rorty