Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Rorty V 37
Enlightenment/Blumenberg: Difference:
1. Self-assertion: goes back to Bacon: nature and purpose of science.
2. Self-justification: Cartesian project of the foundation of science in ahistoric rationality criteria.
Thesis: the romantic historicizing criticism of the Enlightenment Optimism withdraws from the self-justification the fundamentals, but not from the self-assertion.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Blumb I
Hans Blumenberg
Arbeit am Mythos Frankfurt/M. 2006

Ro I
R. Rorty
Der Spiegel der Natur Frankfurt 1997

R. Rorty
Philosophie & die Zukunft Frankfurt 2000

R. Rorty
Kontingenz, Ironie und Solidarität Frankfurt 1992

R. Rorty
Eine Kultur ohne Zentrum Stuttgart 1993

Ro V
R. Rorty
Solidarität oder Objektivität? Stuttgart 1998

R. Rorty
Wahrheit und Fortschritt Frankfurt 2000

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-24