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Soleimani N, Hesamifar A, Fath Taheri F, Peek Herfe S. Analyzing and Examining the Epistemological Foundations of Ethics in Richard Rorty's Philosophy. jpt 2022; 2 (2) :81-103
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1- Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, Iran , n.soleimani2015@gmail.com
2- Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, Iran
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Criticizing the history of philosophy and epistemology definitely requires great courage, because the effects and consequences of this can lead to dangerous results. When we ignore any metaphysical and superhuman beings and generally explain any epistemological issues in the explanation of our knowledge strategy, then the result can lead to nihilism, absurdism, disorder and anarchism. It can be dangerous and toxic both for the individual and for the society. While we expect to encounter such nihilistic thought in Rorty's thought, on the contrary, the philosopher in question claims that his thought will not be led to what was mentioned. Rather, it seeks pleasure, happiness and happiness for humans, because although there is no longer talk of truth and goodness, but by expanding the solidarity between human "us" as much as possible, it seeks to change this road and move towards a human utopia. Our purpose of writing this article is to investigate and analyze the position of the epistemological foundations of ethics in Rorty's thought.

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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Philosophy of Ethics (Analytical)
Received: 2021/12/28 | Accepted: 2022/04/30 | Published: 2022/11/1
* Corresponding Author Address: Imam Khomeini International University, Persian Gulf Ave, Qazvin, Iran. Postal Code: 3414916818

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