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This book seeks to clarify the concept of irony and its relation to moral commitment. Frazier provides a discussion of the contrasting accounts of Richard Rorty and Søren Kierkegaard. He argues that, while Rorty's position is much more defensible and thoughtful than his detractors tend to recognize, it turns out to be surprisingly more parochial than Kierkegaard's.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Rorty, Richard.
Kierkegaard, Sēren, -- 1813-1855.
Ethics, Modern.
Irony.