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Conclusion

  • Ulf Schulenberg
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Abstract

Summarizing his argument in the Conclusion, Schulenberg underscores that his study wants to develop a new perspective on the much-debated renaissance of pragmatism. For the past three decades, as he makes clear, Marxism has played no role regarding this renaissance. As he has shown in his book, a discussion of the relation between these two philosophies of praxis can help one fully to appreciate the implications of the modern antifoundationalist story of progress, or the process from finding to making. Furthermore, this discussion forces us to rethink, or retheorize, those concepts we thought we would not need anymore, namely, truth, form (and the link between truth and form), and totality. However, Schulenberg not only summarizes his argument in the Conclusion but also offers brief discussions of Jacques Derrida’s Specters of Marx, Henri Lefebvre’s Critique of Everyday Life, and Gianni Vattimo and Santiago Zabala’s Hermeneutic Communism.

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  • Ulf Schulenberg
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  1. 1.University of BremenBremenGermany

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