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Rorty and Kierkegaard on Irony and Moral Commitment

Philosophical and Theological Connections

by Brad Frazier

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian moral & pastoral theology,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Religious,
  • Kierkegaard, Soren,
  • Philosophy Of The 20th Century,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Ethics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Religion / Philosophy,
  • Irony,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Ethics, Modern

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400905M
    ISBN 101403975981
    ISBN 109781403975980

    The articles that he refers to are from his student days during the 's. One of these earliest articles uses the pseudonym A and two others use the pseudonym B, which Kierkegaard would return to in his major work Either/Or. Thus "Public Confession" is noteworthy because it indicates just how early Kierkegaard shaped his authorial purpose.


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Rorty and Kierkegaard on Irony and Moral Commitment by Brad Frazier Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chapters 4, 5 and 6 move to a study of Søren Kierkegaard's understanding of irony and moral commitment. Frazier is clear early on that while he is able to defend Rorty's view of irony and all its components against some of Rorty's strongest critics, Kierkegaard's view of irony is more thoughtfully developed and nuanced.

'This book offers a lucid and interesting account of Kierkegaard's thoughts on irony. And, although I wasn't convinced by Frazier's defence of Rortian irony, I think he does a better job of Rorty and Kierkegaard on Irony and Moral Commitment book it than Rorty himself has done.

This is a valuable and thought-provoking addition to the literature on Kierkegaard, on Rorty and on irony.'Cited by: 4. This book seeks to clarify the concept of irony and its relation to moral commitment. Frazier provides a discussion of the contrasting accounts of Richard Rorty and Søren Kierkegaard.

He argues that, while Rorty's position is much more defensible and thoughtful than his detractors acknowledge, it is surprisingly more parochial than Kierkegaard': Palgrave Macmillan US. Get this from a library. Rorty and Kierkegaard on irony and moral commitment: philosophical and theological connections.

[Brad Frazier] -- "In this book, Brad Frazier clarifies the concept of irony and its relation to moral commitment, providing a discussion of the contrasting accounts of Richard Rorty and Soren Kierkegaard. He argues. This book seeks to clarify the concept of irony and its relation to moral commitment.

Frazier provides a discussion of the contrasting accounts of Richard Rorty and Søren Kierkegaard. He argues that, while Rorty's position is much more defensible and thoughtful than his detractors tend to recognize, it turns out to be surprisingly more.

Get this from a library. Rorty and Kierkegaard on irony and moral commitment: philosophical and theological connections. [Brad Frazier] -- This book seeks to clarify the concept of irony and its relation to moral commitment. Frazier provides a discussion of the contrasting accounts of Richard Rorty and Soren Kierkegaard.

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He argues that, while Rorty's position is much more defensible and thoughtful than his Author: B. Frazier. RORTY AND KIERKEGAARD ON IRONY AND MORAL COMMITMENT © Brad Frazier, Material from Chapter 2,“The Ethics of Rortian Redescription,”is reprinted by permission.

This book seeks to clarify the concept of irony and its relation to moral commitment. Frazier provides a discussion of the contrasting accounts of Richard Rorty and Søren Kierkegaard.

He argues that, while Rorty's position is much more defensible and thoughtful than his detractors tend to recognize, it turns out to be surprisingly more Author: Brad Frazier.

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Books online: Rorty and Kierkegaard on Irony and Moral Commitment: Philosophical and Theological Connections,d: Palgrave USA. Richard Rorty’s account of liberal irony is one of the most prominent but also most controversial treatments of irony in contemporary philosophy. I am concerned in this chapter with explicating and clarifying Rorty’s position as he first presents it in : Brad Frazier.

The presentation I heard at the conference focused on Rorty's book "Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity" which I purchased while attending the conference and tried to I attended a philosophy conference last month on the theme of "Metaphysics and Political Thought" and heard many thoughtful papers including a paper about the American /5(88).

The broadest purpose of this dissertation is to clarify the concept of irony and its relation to moral commitment. Richard Rorty's account of irony and moral commitment, sketched first in his Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity and then modified in his subsequent writings, stands out as perhaps the most influential account in contemporary Anglo-American philosophy.

THE CONCEPT OF IRONY got quite scant reviews when it was published. This GENIAL WORK of the godfather of existentialism is divided in two parts. The first deals with Socratic irony (as exhibited by Plato, Aristophanes, Xenophon). The main considerings here are about Plato's Socrates as he appears in "The Symposium, The Protagoras, The Phaedo /5(4).

Rorty and Kierkegaard on Irony and Moral Commitment: Philosophical and Theological Connections. Palgrave Macmillan US. Brad Frazier (auth.) irony rorty kierkegaard ethical moral commitment persons ironists ironist climacus social moral commitment The Big Book of Irony.

Winokur Jon. He points out that Conrad is not a liberal ironist in Rorty's sense: Conrad was too skeptical of the contradiction between "commitment and contingency" merely to "stop worrying about a problem we cannot solve" (), namely the problem of how to reconcile.

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (/ ˈ s ɒr ə n ˈ k ɪər k ə ɡ ɑːr d / SORR-ən KEER-kə-gard, also US: /-ɡ ɔːr /-⁠gor, Danish: [sɶːɐ̯n̩ ˈkʰiɐ̯kəˌkɒˀ] (); 5 May – 11 November ) was a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher.

He wrote critical texts on organized Alma mater: University of Copenhagen. Learn Søren Kierkegaard - Subjectivity, Irony and the Crisis of Modernity from University of Copenhagen. It is often claimed that relativism, subjectivism and nihilism are typically modern philosophical problems that emerge with the breakdown of /5().

Between Rorty and MacIntyre: A Kierkegaardian account of irony and moral commitment / Frazier, Bradley., Richard Rorty's American faith / Taub, Gad Shmuel., The ethical ironist: Kierkegaard, Rorty, and the educational quest / Rohrer, Patricia Jean., Born: October 4,New York City. Brad Frazier is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Wells College in Aurora, New York.

He recently published Rorty and Kierkegaard on Irony and Moral Commitment: Philosophical and Theological Connections (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ). For the first time in English the world community of scholars is systematically assembling and presenting the results of recent research in the vast literature of Soren Kierkegaard.

Based on the definitive English edition of Kierkegaard's works by Princeton University Press, this series of commentaries addresses all the published texts of the influential Danish philosopher and theologian.

Søren Kierkegaard's Concluding Unscientific Postscript has provoked a lively variety of divergent interpretations for a century and a half. It has been both celebrated and condemned as the chief inspiration for twentieth-century existential thought, as a subversive parody of philosophical argument, as a critique of mass society, as a forerunner of phenomenology and of postmodern relativism.

Brad Frazier, assistant professor of philosophy, will have his dissertation published under the title Rorty and Kierkegaard on Irony and Moral Commitment: Philosophical and Theological.

The Concept of Irony is divided into two parts. Part One is on Socratic irony as exhibited by Plato, Xenophon, and Aristophanes, with a closing section on Hegel.

Kierkegaard aligns himself with most critics when he asserts that Xenophon's Socrates is unattractive and, more importantly, would not have been a man worth executing. Genealogy for Richard McKay Rorty ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

A Kierkegaardian account of irony and moral commitment / Frazier, Bradley., Richard Rorty's American faith / Taub, Gad Shmuel., The ethical ironist: Kierkegaard, Rorty, and the educational quest.

We use cookies to offer you a better experience, personalize content, tailor advertising, provide social media features, and better understand the use of our services. Professor Brad Frazier is the author of Rorty and Kierkegaard on Irony and Moral Commitment: Philosophical and Theological Connections.

He has also published essays in Philosophy and Social Criticism, Journal of Religious Ethics, International Philosophical Quarterly, History of Philosophy Quarterly, and The Daily Show and Philosophy.

Feminist interpretations of Richard Rorty / "A discussion of issues raised by Richard Rorty's engagement with feminist philosophy. Includes essays about the relevance for feminism of pragmatism, philosophy, rhetoric, realism, and liberalism"--Provided by publisher. Oh, there is so much to unpack in this question and I’m happy for the A2A.

Beginning to read Kierkegaard can be strange, as you noted. His most regarded works are generally pseudonymous while he has a massive veronynous oeuvre as well. To get into. A review of Soren Kierkegaard: A Biography by Joakim Garff.

A review of Rorty and Kierkegaard on Irony and Moral Commitment: Philosophical and Theological Connections by Brad Frazier. A review of John Stuart Mill: Victorian Firebrand by Richard Reeves.

An interview with Mary Warnock on Jean-Paul Sartre's existentialism. In this paper (which deliberately imitates Rorty's style), I take issue with the plea for liberalism advocated in his Contingency, Irony and Solidarity by turning a number of his own arguments against him. In particular, I show how Rorty's tendency to think of the 'liberal ironist' as the 'hero' of that book rhetorically obfuscates that the trust of his own argument would rather seem to point Cited by: 3.

Articles Søren Kierkegaard Jeff Mason on Kierkegaard’s three forms of life: the ethical, the aesthetic and the religious. Why get up in the morning. Should we get up for ourselves, for others, or for the Christian God.

If we get up for ourselves, we live for pleasure, interest or boredom (the aesthetic life). If we get up for others, we live according to universal moral principles (the. Rorty and Kierkegaard on Irony and Moral Commitment: Philosophical and Theological Connections. New York: Palgrave Macmillan of St.

Martin’s Press. [Google Scholar] Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich. Hegel’s Logic: Being Part One of the Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical Sciences ().

Translated by Author: Dennis Sansom. Kierkegaard returns to the relationship of irony and earnestness at the conclusion of this section, which is more thoroughly addressed in Appendix A. 9 For a d iscussion of this apparent, but not real, incongru ty see Gregory L. Reece, Irony. The Role of Irony in Kierkegaard’s Philosophical Fragments 67 cus, but wrong to think that this implies that Kierkegaard’s pseudony-mous writings do not contain theological and philosophical claims and arguments.

Specifically, irony plays a key role in Philosophical Frag-ments, and that book cannot properly be understood without payingFile Size: 88KB. Between Rorty and MacIntyre: A Kierkegaardian account of irony and moral commitment / Frazier, Bradley., Richard Rorty's American faith / Taub, Gad Shmuel., The ethical ironist: Kierkegaard, Rorty, and the educational quest / Rohrer, Patricia Jean., Full name: Richard McKay Rorty.

A work that "not only treats of irony but is irony," wrote a contemporary reviewer of "The Concept of Irony, with Continual Reference to Socrates." Presented here with Kierkegaard's notes of the celebrated Berlin lectures on "positive philosophy" by F.W.J.

Schelling, the book is a seedbed of Kierkegaard's subsequent work, both stylistically and 4/5. () This same argument might seem to apply as well to Soren Kierkegaard's defense of radical subjectivity, but Kierkegaard is not committed to any kind of expression. He is satisfied to say that subjectivity at a certain level is mysterious.

But Rorty needs. Irony, Misogyny and Interpretation: Kierkegaard’s Concept of Irony. Rather, the book argues that to take irony seriously as an : Tom Grimwood. General Overviews. Rorty contributed to many different areas of inquiry, and with the exception of Gascoignethere have been few attempts to offer a detailed overview of his work that encompasses the earlier contributions to the philosophy of mind.

Brandom identifies what the author takes to be the “master” idea behind Rorty’s diverse interests, and Gross gives Rorty’s. Concept of Irony, with Continual Reference to Socrates) and Friedrich SchlegelFurther.

Brad Frazier’s Rorty and Kierkegaard on Irony and Moral Commitment: Philosophical and Theological Connections (), and Claire Colebrook’s Irony (The New Critical Idiom) () as well as her Irony in the Work of Philosophy () are all interesting.For example, in a recent collection of twenty essays on Rorty's work, there is only one devoted to ethics and in that essay the authors profess: "What is most admirable about Rorty, we feel, is the courage, integrity and clear-sightedness with which he bites the bullet and draws out the inevitable consequences of anti-foundationalism for moral.Rorty señala que “Freud nos ayuda a considerar seriamente la posibilidad de que no haya una facultad central, un yo central, llamado razón, y por tanto a tomar en cuenta el perspectivismo y pragmatismo nietzscheano ” Así Freud como nuestro “teólogo moral y principal hacedor de metáforas” nos aporta una nueva y útil redescripción.