Vattimo, G: Farewell to Truth
An explicit engagement with the trend of the demise of the very idea of truth and its implications for democracy.
Gianni Vattimo is emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Turin and a member of the European Parliament. His books with Columbia University Press include The Responsibility of the Philosopher; Christianity, Truth, and Weakening Faith: A Dialogue; Not Being God: A Collaborative Autobiography; Art's Claim to Truth; After the Death of God (with John D. Caputo); Dialogue with Nietzsche; The Future of Religion (with Richard Rorty); Nihilism and Emancipation: Ethics, Politics, and Law; and After Christianity. Robert T. Valgenti is assistant professor of philosophy at Lebanon Valley College. He specializes in continental philosophy, hermeneutics, and Italian philosophy. William McCuaig is the translator of many books by Gianni Vattimo, including The Responsibility of the Philosopher; Christianity, Truth, and Weakening Faith: A Dialogue; Not Being God: A Collaborative Autobiography; and Dialogue with Nietzsche.