To my great chagrin Richard Rorty was one of the most influential philosophers of the late 20th century. He made waves with his extremely influential and quick-selling (usually not good signs for philosophy books) The Mirror of Nature. His book pretty much argued what you see and hear in the video below.
Are you feeling the beats?
Pragmatist. Someone who believes that his philosophy is fool-proof.
“Certainty is not a goal of intellectual life. Or it shouldn’t be.” Oh, Prof. Rorty, may I respectfully inquire: Are you sure of that? Are you certain that is true? Er, are you certain there is no truth? Are you positively sure of that?