Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

Author

Philosophy and Social Hope
by multiple authors


xvi

Introduction
Relativism: Finding and Making

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xvi

Introduction
Relativism: Finding and Making

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23

Truth without Correspondence to Reality

on the idea of truth as opposed to mere justification

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23

Truth without Correspondence to Reality

on the idea of truth as opposed to mere justification

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47

A World without Substances or Essences

explaining his antiessentialist views

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47

A World without Substances or Essences

explaining his antiessentialist views

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72

Ethics Without Principles

this is no higher power to judge us; ethics is a matter of us being comfortable with ourselves

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72

Ethics Without Principles

this is no higher power to judge us; ethics is a matter of us being comfortable with ourselves

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93

The Banality of Pragmatism and the Poetry of Justice

about the ethical responsibilities of those in legal professions

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93

The Banality of Pragmatism and the Poetry of Justice

about the ethical responsibilities of those in legal professions

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114

Education as Socialization and as Individualization

on the distinction between HS and university: HS should be a place to learn the basics, whereas university should be a place to critique everything (and the schism of left/right views on this topic)

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114

Education as Socialization and as Individualization

on the distinction between HS and university: HS should be a place to learn the basics, whereas university should be a place to critique everything (and the schism of left/right views on this topic)

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127

The Humanistic Intellectual: Eleven Theses

11 theses on what the humanities are

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127

The Humanistic Intellectual: Eleven Theses

11 theses on what the humanities are

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131

The Pragmatist's Progress: Umberto Eco on Interpretation

review of Umberto Eco's novel Foucault's Pendulum, which Rorty reads as an "antiessentialist polemic". lots of good ruminations on literary theory

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131

The Pragmatist's Progress: Umberto Eco on Interpretation

review of Umberto Eco's novel Foucault's Pendulum, which Rorty reads as an "antiessentialist polemic". lots of good ruminations on literary theory

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148

Religious Faith, Intellectual Responsibility and Romance

basically how you can reconcile ethical beliefs with religious beliefs. he writes about religion in such a beautiful way

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148

Religious Faith, Intellectual Responsibility and Romance

basically how you can reconcile ethical beliefs with religious beliefs. he writes about religion in such a beautiful way

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168

Religion As Conversation-stopper

(in politics) because you're bringing private beliefs into public policy. he criticises Stephen L. Carter's assertion that we should allow religion in the public sphere, on the basis that religion is always a private belief

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168

Religion As Conversation-stopper

(in politics) because you're bringing private beliefs into public policy. he criticises Stephen L. Carter's assertion that we should allow religion in the public sphere, on the basis that religion is always a private belief

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175

Thomas Kuhn, Rocks and the Laws of Physics

eulogy for scientific philosopher Thomas S. Kuhn, who thought of science in a fairly pragmatic way: as a means of improving on the human condition, not necessarily anything to do with a greater "truth"

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175

Thomas Kuhn, Rocks and the Laws of Physics

eulogy for scientific philosopher Thomas S. Kuhn, who thought of science in a fairly pragmatic way: as a means of improving on the human condition, not necessarily anything to do with a greater "truth"

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175

On Heidegger's Nazism

he imagines an alternative life story for Heidegger (he marries a Jewish woman, moves to the US, renounces his anti-Semitism, etc) as a means of concluding that is just another confused human being (kill your heroes etc)

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175

On Heidegger's Nazism

he imagines an alternative life story for Heidegger (he marries a Jewish woman, moves to the US, renounces his anti-Semitism, etc) as a means of concluding that is just another confused human being (kill your heroes etc)

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201

Failed Prophecies, Glorious Hopes

on the value of reading the New Testament and the Communist Manifesto (even though both were essentially failed prophecies, they still offer us guidance and hope)

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201

Failed Prophecies, Glorious Hopes

on the value of reading the New Testament and the Communist Manifesto (even though both were essentially failed prophecies, they still offer us guidance and hope)

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210

A Spectre is Haunting the Intellectuals: Derrida on Marx

on Derrida trying to read a lot in Marx, and the dichotomy between changing the world and changing ourselves

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210

A Spectre is Haunting the Intellectuals: Derrida on Marx

on Derrida trying to read a lot in Marx, and the dichotomy between changing the world and changing ourselves

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223

Love And Money

on E.M. Forster's novel Howards End (as well as Aspects of the Novel) and how you need money before you can connect with other people? didn't get that much out of this one

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223

Love And Money

on E.M. Forster's novel Howards End (as well as Aspects of the Novel) and how you need money before you can connect with other people? didn't get that much out of this one

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229

Globalization, the Politics of ldentity and Social Hope

talks about various theories of justice (esp John Stuart Mill & Iris Marion Young - potentially useful for MC433)

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229

Globalization, the Politics of ldentity and Social Hope

talks about various theories of justice (esp John Stuart Mill & Iris Marion Young - potentially useful for MC433)

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262

Afterword
Pragmatism, Pluralism and Postmodernism

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262

Afterword
Pragmatism, Pluralism and Postmodernism

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