Contemporary Pragmatism. Volume 6, Number 1. June 2009. by Mitchell Aboulafia

By Mitchell Aboulafia

Contents: Symposium on Hilary Putnam, Ethics with no Ontology Sami PIHLSTRÖM: Putnam's notion of Ontology Joseph MARGOLIS: Hilary Putnam and the Promise of Pluralism Mark TIMMONS: moral Objectivity Humanly talking: Reflections on Putnam's Ethics with out Ontology David COPP: The Ontology of Putnam's Ethics with out Ontology Claudine TIERCELIN: Metaphysics with no Ontology? Hilary PUTNAM: Replies to Commentators Articles: Scott R. STROUD: developing a Deweyan concept of ethical Cultivation Hugh G. MCDONALD: inventive Actualization: A Pluralist thought of price Robert LANE: Synechistic Bioethics: A Peircean View of the ethical prestige of Pre-Birth people booklet stories: David VESSEY: evaluation of Paul Fairfield, Theorizing Praxis: stories in Hermeneutical Pragmatism Kevin W. grey: assessment of William Egginton and Mike Sandbothe, eds., The Pragmatic flip in Philosophy: modern Engagements among Analytic and Continental concept

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1998b. “Charles Taylor on Truth,” in Truth and Progress, Philosophical Papers Volume Three (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press), pp. 84–97. Rorty, Richard. 1998c. “The Very Idea of Answerability to the World,” in Truth and Progress, Philosophical Papers Volume Three (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press), pp. 138–152. Rorty, Richard. 1998d. “McDowell, Davidson, and Spontaneity,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 58: 389–394. Rorty, Richard. 2000. “Response to Ramberg,” in Rorty and His Critics, ed.

Naturalism without Representationalism,” in Naturalism in Question, ed. Mario De Caro and David Macarthur (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press), 71–88. Ramberg, Bjorn. 2000. “Post-ontological Philosophy of Mind: Davidson vs. Rorty,” in Rorty and His Critics, ed. Robert Brandom (Malden, MA: Blackwell), pp. 351–370. Ramberg, Bjorn. 2004. 2: 1–66. Rorty, Richard. 1979. Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature. : Princeton University Press. Rorty, Richard. 1991a. “Inquiry as Recontextualization: An Anti-dualist Account of Interpretation,” in Objectivity, Relativism, and Truth, ed.

In seeking to account for or understand that which is problematic or difficult in experience, American naturalism asserts that there is not any need for appeal to that which is not accessible to experience. ”29 Thus, for example, the naturalist does not have to deny spirituality or “mystical” experiences. He or she would rather be interested in what kind of human experiences these spiritual experiences are and how they proceed, as Dewey is, for example, in his 1934 A Common Faith, a work in which he defends the association of naturalism with a religious aspect of experience.

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