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    "You read the pragmatists and all you know is: not Descartes, not Kant, not Plato. It's like aspirin. You can't use aspirin to give yourself power, you take it to get rid of headaches. In that way, pragmatism is a philosophical therapy. It helps you stop asking the unhelpful questions."

    - Richard Rorty,, added Sep 18, 2015

    Richard Rorty

    • Born: October 4, 1931
    • Died: June 8, 2007
    • Occupation: Philosopher
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