Rorty, Richard McKay
RORTY, Richard McKay
RORTY, Richard McKay. American, b. 1931. Genres: Philosophy. Career: Yale University, New Haven, CT, Instructor in Philosophy, 1955-57; Wellesley College, MA, Instructor, 1958-60, Assistant Professor, 1960-61; Princeton University, NJ, Member of Faculty, 1961-82 (Professor, 1970-81; Stuart Professor of Philosophy, 1981-82); University of Virginia, Charlottesville, University Professor of Humanities, 1982-98; Stanford University, Professor of Comparative Literature, 1998-. Guggenheim Fellow, 1973-74; MacArthur Prize Fellow, 1981-86. Publications: Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature, 1979; Consequences of Pragmatism, 1982; Contingency, Irony and Solidarity, 1989; Essays on Heidegger and Others, 1991; Objectivity, Relativism and Truth, 1991; Achieving Our Country, 1998; Truth and Progress, 1998. EDITOR: The Linguistic Turn: Recent Essays in Philosophical Method, 1967; (co-) Philosophy in History, 1984. Address: Comparative Literature, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2031, U.S.A.