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The Cambridge Companion to Habermas
     

The Cambridge Companion to Habermas

by Stephen K. White
 

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ISBN-10: 052144120X

ISBN-13: 9780521441209

Pub. Date: 04/28/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In examining the historical and intellectual contexts out of which Habermas' work emerged, this volume offers an overview of his main ideas, including his relationship to Marx and the Frankfurt School of critical theory, as well as his unique contributions to the philosophy of social science.

Overview

In examining the historical and intellectual contexts out of which Habermas' work emerged, this volume offers an overview of his main ideas, including his relationship to Marx and the Frankfurt School of critical theory, as well as his unique contributions to the philosophy of social science.

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ISBN-13:
9780521441209
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1995
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Stephen White; 2. The heritage: Habermas and Adorno Romand Coles; What remains of Marx? Nancy Love; 3. Communicative rationality: philosophical and social scientific implications; The idea of communicative rationality Georgia Warnke; Critical theory as a research programme John Dryzek; 4. Normative democracy; Practical discourse and communicatve ethics J. Donald Moon; Rechtstheorie Kenneth Baynes; Universalism and the situated critic Max Pensky; 5. Democracy; Democracy and self Mark Warren; Discourse and democractic practices Simone Chambers; 6. The defense of modernity; Habermas' critique of Nietzsche and his progeny Tracy Strong; Modernity and postmodernity Axel Honneth.

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