Recovering Ethical Life: Jurgen Habermas and the Future of Critical Theory by Jay. M Bernstein | 9780415117838 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Recovering Ethical Life: Jurgen Habermas and the Future of Critical Theory

Recovering Ethical Life: Jurgen Habermas and the Future of Critical Theory

by Jay. M Bernstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415117836

ISBN-13: 9780415117838

Pub. Date: 02/17/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Reading across the whole range of Habermas' work, this book traces the development of the theory of communicative reason from its inception to its defence against postmodernism. Bernstein's analyses are always problem centred and thematic rather than textual, making this a major contribution to the critical literature on Habermas.

Overview

Reading across the whole range of Habermas' work, this book traces the development of the theory of communicative reason from its inception to its defence against postmodernism. Bernstein's analyses are always problem centred and thematic rather than textual, making this a major contribution to the critical literature on Habermas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415117838
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/17/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction 1. Critical Theory - The Very Idea 2. Liberty and the Ideal Speech Situation 3. Self-Knowledge as Praxis: Narrative and Narration in Psychoanalysis 4. Moral Norms and Ethical Identities: On the Linguistification of the Sacred 5. the Generalized Other, Concrete Others 6. The Causality of Fate: On Modernity and Modernism 7. Language, World-Disclosure and Judgment

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