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Susan Neiman

Data de nascimento: 27. Março 1955

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Susan Neiman é uma filósofa estadunidense.

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„Philosophy, like some people, was prepared to accept boredom in exchange for certainty as it grew to middle age“

— Susan Neiman
Context: The picture of modern philosophy as centered in epistemology and driven by the desire to ground our representations is so tenacious that some philosophers are prepared to bite the bullet and declare the effort simply wasted. Rorty, for example, finds it easier to reject modern philosophy altogether than to reject the standard accounts of its history. His narrative is more polemical than most, but it's a polemical version of the story told in most philosophy departments in the second half of the twentieth century. The story is one of tortuously decreasing interest. Philosophy, like some people, was prepared to accept boredom in exchange for certainty as it grew to middle age.

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