Journal of Philosophical Investigations

Document Type : Research Paper



We have been investigated different ideas of Richard Rorty and result of this paper shows that he contributes some features and important properties to the western traditional philosophy which begins from Plato. Rorty criticizes these features. This investigation only refers six important features of traditional philosophy in various writings of Rorty which are very important in his philosophy. These features are: (1) escape from history, (2) being based on epistemology, (3) being base of culture, (4) being redemptive, (5) research of truth and non-human reality, (6) account of mind as mirror of nature.