• Emilian MĂRGĂRIT PhD Candidate, „Al.I. Cuza” University of Iasi,


Irony, Solidarity, Ideology, Liberal Community, Rorty


Following Rorty in his political ambitions through “Contingency, Irony and Solidarity”, some gaps appeared from his argumentative framework. The separation between private and public place stressed out the incommensurability of what it was hoped to provide a groundless ground to a new liberal community, which is solidarity. For, it is hard to have a private irony and a public liberalism melted into the same person without the “paternal” help of same ideology. The purpose of this paper is to emphasize the difficulties of Rorty’s political schema and to rise some questions upon his liberal solutions.


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