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Episode 155: Richard Rorty Against Epistemology (Part One)

Episode 155: Richard Rorty Against Epistemology (Part One)

On Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (1979), Part II: "Mirroring."

Is a "theory of knowledge" possible? Rorty thinks that any such account will be a fruitless search for foundations. Knowledge is really just a matter of social agreement, and beliefs must be justified from other beliefs, not from any alleged relationship to reality.

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