"Fraternity Reigns"

Title"Fraternity Reigns"
Year for Search1996
AuthorsRorty, Richard [McKay](1931-2007)
Secondary TitleThe New York Times Magazine
Pagination155-58
Date PublishedSeptember 28, 1996
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Written as the article on "Fraternity" in the 7th ed. of A Companion to American Thought, published in 2095 and edited by Cynthia J. Rodriguez, S.J. and Youzheng Patel. It looks at the collapse of the U.S. under capitalism and its slow rebirth based on fraternity. In his Contingency, Irony and Solidarity (xvi), Rorty discusses his utopia, and in Philosophy and Social Hope (xiii-xiv), he argues for the importance of utopias.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. as "Looking Backwards from the Year 2096." In his Philosophy and Social Hope (London: Penguin Books, 1999), 243-51.

Holding Institutions

LLL, VUW

Author Note

The author (1931-2007) was a well-known U.S. philosopher.

Full Text

1996 Rorty, Richard [McKay]  (1931-2007). “Fraternity Reigns.” The New York Times Magazine (September 28 1996): 155-58. Rpt. as “Looking Backwards from the Year 2096.” In his Philosophy and Social Hope (London: Penguin Books, 1999), 243-51. LLL, VUW

Written as the article on “Fraternity” in the 7th ed. of A Companion to American Thought, published in 2095 and edited by Cynthia J. Rodriguez, S.J. and Youzheng Patel. It looks at the collapse of the U.S. under capitalism and its slow rebirth based on fraternity. In his Contingency, Irony and Solidarity (xvi), Rorty discusses his utopia, and in Philosophy and Social Hope (xiii-xiv), he argues for the importance of utopias. The author was a well-known U.S. philosopher.