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The Richard Rorty Society was founded in 2014 to promote study of the work and life of Richard Rorty (1931-2007), and to encourage and support scholarship and other writing inspired by and in the spirit of his work, across the disciplines.



Visit the Los Angeles Review of Books for a recent forum reflecting on the work of Richard Rorty, with pieces by Eduardo Mendieta, Martin Woessner, Maria Pia Lara, Marianne Janack, and Santiago Zabala.

The International Symposium, “Philosophy as a Transitional Genre: On Richard Rorty’s Intellectual Bequest,” where the society was founded and officially launched, was held May 2-3, 2014 at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York.

The Inaugural meeting of the RRS was held September 8-10, 2016 at Hamilton College in New York. Visit the Conference page for more information.