Critique and Power: Recasting the Foucault/Habermas Debate / Edition 1

Critique and Power: Recasting the Foucault/Habermas Debate / Edition 1

by Michael Kelly
     
 

The book juxtaposes key texts from Foucault and Habermas; it then adds a set of reactions and commentaries by theorists who have taken up the two alternative approaches to power and critique. The result is a guide for those seeking to understand and build on an unfinished debate between two of the 20th century's most important philosophers.See more details below

Overview

The book juxtaposes key texts from Foucault and Habermas; it then adds a set of reactions and commentaries by theorists who have taken up the two alternative approaches to power and critique. The result is a guide for those seeking to understand and build on an unfinished debate between two of the 20th century's most important philosophers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262610933
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/06/1994
Series:
Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
421
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Sources and Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Two Lectures17
3The Critique of Reason as an Unmasking of the Human Sciences: Michel Foucault47
4Some questions Concerning the Theory of Power: Foucault Again79
5Critical Theory/ Intellectual History109
6The Art of Telling the Truth139
7Taking Aim at the Heart of the Present: On Foucault's Lecture on Kant's What Is Enlightenment?149
8Foucault's Theory of Society: A Systems-Theoretic Dissolution of the Dialectic of Enlightenment157
9Michel Foucault: A "Young Conservative"?185
10Foucault: Critique as a Philosophic Ethos211
11The Critique of Impure Reason: Foucault and the Frankfurt School243
12Foucault's Enlightenment: Critique, Revolution, and the Fashioning of the Self283
13Foldings, or the Inside of Thought (Subjectivation)315
14Foucault and Feminism: A Critical Reappraisal347
15Foucault, Habermas, and the Self-Referentiality of Critique365
Index401

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