Issue 2, 1990
Richard Rorty is misschien wel Amerika's bekendste filosoof; in. plaats van 'analytisch filosoof' zou men hem beter 'pragmatist' kunnen noemen. Zijn bekendste werk is Philosophy and the minor of nature (1979).
Veit Bader is a professsor of sociology (department of political and sociocultural sciences) and of social and political philosophy (department of philosophy) at the University of Amsterdam. His main research areas are: theories of societies, social movements and collective action; theories of modern capitalisms; ethics of migration and incorporation; citizenship and associative democracy. Most important books: Inequalities (1989) Leske + Budrich (together with Albert Benschop); Collective Action (1981) Leske + Budrich; Racism, Ethnicity, Citizenship (1995) Westfälisches Dampfboot, Münster. Associative Democracy: The Real Third Way (2001). London/Portland: Frank Cass (together with Paul Hirst). Secularism or Democracy? Associational Governance of Religious Diversity. Amsterdam UP, June 2007.
Pieter Pekelharing used to teach at the University of Amsterdam. He has just retired. With two co-authors he recently published a book on the power of the megacorporation, De macht van de megaonderneming, Van Gennep, 2016, which is currently being translated into Spanish and Portuguese. An English translation is in the making. His current interests are focused on the politics of higher education and the relationship between science and democracy. He is also working on a publication of his lectures on the history of philosophy.
Lolle Nauta was emeritus hoogleraar aan de Faculteit der Wijsbegeerte van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. Hij studeerde filosofie en sociologie in Groningen, Göttingen, Basel en Leiden