"Bernstein is at his best in this collection: penetrating, insightful, and lively; seeing the main issue where it is often obscured by side-questions; making the vital connections with other writers and alternative formulations."—Charles TaylorPhilosophical Profiles brings together ten important essays by Richard Berstein. Each focuses on the work of a thinker or group of thinkers at the center of contemporary developments in philosophy, including Hannah Arendt, John Dewey, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Jurgen Habermas, G.W.F. Hegel, Alasdair MacIntyre, Herbert Marcuse, and Richard Rorty.
"A thoughtful guide to the current debate about 'post-analytic' philosophy."—Ethics
Richard J. Bernstein is Vera List Professor of Philosophy, New School for Social Research.