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Truth Engagements Across Philosophical Traditions

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ISBN-10: 1405115505

ISBN-13: 9781405115506

Edition: 2005

Authors: David Wood, Jos� Medina, Jos� Medina

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Setting the stage with a selection of readings from important nineteenth century philosophers, this reader on truth puts in conversation some of the main philosophical figures from the twentieth century in the analytic, continental, and pragmatist traditions. Focuses on the value or normativity of truth through exposing the dialogues between different schools of thought Features philosophical figures from the twentieth century in the analytic, continental, and pragmatist traditions Topics addressed include the normative relation between truth and subjectivity, consensus, art, testimony, power, and critique Includes essays by Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, James,…    
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Book details

List price: $64.50
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 390
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

David Wood teaches applied linguistics at Carleton University, Canada, where his research interests lie in formulaic language, acquisition of L2 spoken language and academic discourse, and language teacher education. He has taught English language and applied linguistics in Canada, Greece, and Japan.

Preface
Acknowledgments
General Introduction
The Value of Truth: �Revaluing our highest values�
Introduction
Friedrich Nietzsche On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense
William James Pragmatism�s Conception of Truth
Suggested Reading
Representation, Subjectivity, and Intersubjectivity
Introduction
Soren Kierkegaard Truth, Subjectivity and Communication
Ludwig Wittgenstein Remarks on Truth
Donald Davidson Truth and Meaning
Hilary Putnam The Face of Cognition
Suggested Reading
Truth, Consensus, and Transcendence
Introduction
Richard Rorty Representation, Social Practice, and Truth
Jurgen Habermas Richard Rorty�s Pragmatic Turn
John McDowell Towards Rehabilitating Objectivity
Paul Feyerabend Notes on Relativism
Suggested Reading
Non-Propositional Truth: Language, Art and World
Introduction
Gianni Vattimo The Truth of Hermeneutics (with additional remarks)
Joseph Margolis Relativism and Cultural Relativity
Maurice Merleau-Ponty Perception and Truth (with additional remarks)
Jacques Derrida The End of the Book and the Beginning of Writing
Suggested Reading
Disclosure and Testimony
Introduction
Edmund Husserl Self-Evidence and Truth (with additional remarks)
Martin Heidegger On the Essence of Truth (with additional remarks)
Emmanuel Levinas Truth of Disclosure and Truth of Testimony
Catherine Z. Elgin Word Giving, Word Taking
Suggested Reading
Truth and Power
Introduction
Hannah Arendt Truth in Politics
Michel Foucault The Discourse on Language (with additional remarks)
Linda Alcoff Reclaiming Truth
Suggested Reading
A Supplement: Radicalizations of Truth
An essay perforated with short excerpts from �i�ek, Butler, Irigaray, Baudrillard and Deleuze
Suggested Reading
Primary Sources
Index