Janack, Marianne, ed. Feminist Interpretations of Richard Rorty. University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2010.
(A) It is objectively true that women should not be oppressed.
(B) We must work to overcome the oppression of women.
Are A and B opposed? These claims undeniably represent a difference in emphasis, one seeking to describe reality and the other to alter it. But if feminist progress is best obtained on a non-foundationalist approach to truth, the difference between A and B is substantial. Richard Rorty argued that neo-pragmatism better advanced feminism's aims than did representationalist philosophical approaches, and Marianne Janack has collected ten essays that examine the import of those arguments. . . .