The Recent Work of Jurgen Habermas: Reason, Justice and Modernity

The Recent Work of Jurgen Habermas: Reason, Justice and Modernity

by Stephen K. White
     
 

Emphasizing the work written in the 1970s and 1980s when new themes and directions emerged in his work, this introduction to Habermas clarifies the thought of one of the world's foremost contemporary philosophers and social theorists. See more details below

Overview

Emphasizing the work written in the 1970s and 1980s when new themes and directions emerged in his work, this introduction to Habermas clarifies the thought of one of the world's foremost contemporary philosophers and social theorists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521343602
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Rationality, social theory and political philosophy; 2. Action, rationality and normative discourse; 3. Justice and the foundations of communicative ethics; 4. Toward a minimal ethics and orientation for political theory; 5. Communicative reason, modernity and contemporary capitalism; 6. The two tasks of critical theory; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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