The New Fuzziness: Richard Rorty and Education is an examination of the works of Richard Rorty, focusing on his impact on education. Richard Rorty is "one of the most provocative and influential of contemporary thinkers writing in English." This unpublished manuscript is written by Dr. Philip E. Devine, Professor of Philosophy at Providence College.
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Chapter 1: Overview
Devine_The New Fuzziness_2_Pragmatism in Education.pdf (83 kB)
Chapter 2: Pragmatism in Education
Devine_The New Fuzziness_3_Contingency, Irony, Solidarity.pdf (154 kB)
Chapter 3: Contingency, Irony, Solidarity
Devine_The New Fuzziness_4_A Philosophical Evaluation.pdf (92 kB)
Chapter 4: A Philosophical Evaluation
Devine_The New Fuzziness_5_Educational Consequences.pdf (112 kB)
Chapter5: Educational Consequences
Devine_The New Fuzziness_6_Why Rotry.pdf (69 kB)
Chapter 6: Why Rorty?
Devine_The New Fuzziness_Conclusion.pdf (50 kB)
Devine_The New Fuzziness_Introduction.pdf (88 kB)