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Saturday, June 09, 2007

Richard Rorty, 1931-2007


Reports are coming out that Richard Rorty died yesterday, June 8, 2007. Rorty was a leading figure in American Philosophy and Pragmatism (via Leiter).

UPDATE: Other memorial notices and obituaries can be found at TMP Cafe, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, WVEC, New York Times, and Progressive.

2 comments:

CK said...

This reflection about the Iranian media's response to his death was interesting.

Brit said...

Thanks for this link, CK. It is indeed interesting. And Paris Hilton definitely shouldn't be on the front pages.