For the Love of Perfection examines Richard Rorty's pragmatist philosophy for thinking about the aims and processes of liberal education. Offering a radical re-interpretation of the philosopher's arguments against metaphysics, René V. Arcilla demonstrates how Rorty's thinking may be re-envisioned to take greater account of today's multicultural society.
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René Vincente Arcilla is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.Review:
"In the process of developing his argument he [Arcilla] provides an insightful examination of Rorty's ideas, and their philosophical roots and educational implications...Arcilla does an exceptionally fine job of providing the reader with an understanding of the American anti-epistemological tradition, which (together with Nietzsche) Rorty draws on.."
-"Teachers' College Record
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Book Description Routledge, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11041591051X
Book Description Routledge, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX041591051X