On Habermas

On Habermas

by Leslie Howe
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Cengage Learning


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On Habermas

This brief text assists students in understanding Habermas's philosophy and thinking so that they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content. Part of the "Wadsworth Philosophers Series," (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the present), ON HABERMAS is written by a philosopher deeply versed in the philosophy of this key thinker. Like other books in the series, this concise book offers sufficient insight into the thinking of a notable philosopher better enabling students to engage the reading and to discuss the material in class and on paper.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534576219
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/02/1999
Series: A Volume in the Wadsworth Philosophers Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 88
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.26(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Knowledge. Subjectivity and Interest. Science and Society. 2. Communication. Universal Pragmatics. Discourse Ethics. 3. Consensus. Justification and Rationality. Legitimation. Society and Crisis. 4. Modernity. Afterword. Notes. Bibliography.

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