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Rorty and the game of philosophy

In an article entitled “Recent Metaphilosophy”, Richard Rorty starts off by presenting an “inconsistent triad of philosophy”, and then continues by reviewing two books on metaphilosophy by Everett W. Hall and Henry W. Johnstone Jr. Some issues brought up here … Continue reading

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Habermas and Rorty MBTI, Introverted Thinking vs. Introverted iNtuition

Here I’ll present some arguments why the philosophy of Richard Rorty is connected to introverted intuition – INxJ (probably INTJ*) and the philosophy of Jürgen Habermas is connected to introverted thinking – IxTP (probably INTP*) according to MBTI. I feel … Continue reading

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The task of philosophy is to use ”introverted intuition”?

– “[T]he philosophers task [is] imagining possibilities” – Ludwig Wittgenstein “The introverted intuitive moves from image to image, chasing after every possibility in the teeming womb of the unconscious” – Carl Jung – Earlier I presented an article by Dawn … Continue reading

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Jürgen Habermas, non-ironist and non-metaphysical philosopher

As I previously noted, Jürgen Habermas and Richard Rorty stood close to eachother. However they did also have their disputes. Rorty’s philosophical heroes are people who are both “liberal” and “ironist”, and he called Habermas “a liberal who is unwilling … Continue reading

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Jung’s Typology and Philosophy

In this text I will speak some of Carl Jung’s Typology, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and its relation to philosophy, making a parallel to Immanuel Kant and the term “philopsychy”. Several philosophers, including Wittgenstein, Rorty and Habermas have expressed … Continue reading

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Wittgenstein, Habermas and Rorty

In this blog I pay a lot of attention to Wittgenstein, Habermas and Rorty. There are some different reasons for that. One reason is that I think they are all good philosophers. Another reason is that they are all concerned … Continue reading

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Introduction to some ideas and concepts of Richard Rorty

Romantic hope ‘Willingness to substitute imagination for certainty, and curiosity for pride.’ – PSH (references to the works of Rorty, see below) Liberal ‘I borrow my definition of “liberal” from Judith Shklar, who says that liberals are the people who … Continue reading

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