Reading Brandom: On A Spirit of Trust

1st Edition

Gilles Bouché

December 20, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 272 Pages
ISBN 9781138123601 - CAT# Y214589

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Robert Brandom’s rationalist philosophy of language, expounded in his highly influential Making It Explicit, has been the subject of intense scrutiny and debate, establishing him as one of the leading philosophers of his generation. In A Spirit of Trust, Brandom presents the fruits of his thirty-year engagement with Hegel. He submits that the Phenomenology of Spirit holds not only many lessons for today’s philosophy of language, but also a moral lesson much needed in today’s increasingly polarized societies, in the form of a postmodern ethics of trust.

In this outstanding collection, leading philosophers examine and assess A Spirit of Trust. The 12 specially commissioned chapters explore topics including:

  • negation and truth
  • empirical and speculative concepts
  • experience
  • conflict and recognition
  • varieties of idealism
  • premodern ethical life and modern alienation
  • a postmodern ethics of trust.

Reading Brandom: On ‘A Spirit of Trust’ is essential reading for all students and scholars of Brandom's work and those in philosophy of language. It will also be important reading for those studying nineteenth-century philosophy, particularly Hegel and the Phenomenology of Spirit.


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