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Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity by Richard M. Rorty
"I read this book as a challenge to myself. An engineering education tends to engender a Manichean sensibility, as solutions are either correct or incorrect. When Richard Rorty died in 2007, I read a profile that classified him as that wo..." Read more of this review »
Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity by Richard M. Rorty
"I was at work a week or so ago and my boss got me to track down a quote by this guy and then to read over the article the quote was from. The article is here:

Anyway, I’ve tended to avoid American pragmatist..." Read more of this review »
Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity by Richard M. Rorty
"1) Our own truths are the results of individual interpretations of language. For further detail, read Heidegger Wittgenstein.

2) Different people will interpret things differently. Some of these interpretations are irreconcilable. This is OK. For c..." Read more of this review »
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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
" Didn't like the writing style. Couldn't even finish it :( "
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