|Rationality, philosophy: rationality is the ability of a being to consciously adapt to a situation due to the generalizations of his experiences. It can also be rational to want to learn something new. See also system, order, creativity, discoveries, evaluation, repetition.|
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|Rorty III 63
Consciousness/Kant/Rorty: his view of consciousness makes the self into God. Consciousness splits us into two parts, a "rational", which is equal in all of us, and the empirical, contingent.
Rationality/Freud/Rorty: treats rationality as a mechanism that adapts contingencies to other contingencies.
Freud/Rorty: already Plato's state asserts that the voice of conscience is the internalized voice of parents and society.
Rorty V 67/68
Rationality/Traditional Philosophy/Tradition/Rorty: believes, indeed, in the deepest inner (also of the tormentor) there is a core of rationality, to which I can always appeal to.
Freud calls this "the pious worldview."
Vorlesungen zur Einführung in die Psychoanalyse Hamburg 2011
Der Spiegel der Natur Frankfurt 1997
Philosophie & die Zukunft Frankfurt 2000
Kontingenz, Ironie und Solidarität Frankfurt 1992
Eine Kultur ohne Zentrum Stuttgart 1993
Solidarität oder Objektivität? Stuttgart 1998
Wahrheit und Fortschritt Frankfurt 2000