The End of Progress: Decolonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory

The End of Progress: Decolonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory

by Amy Allen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231173254
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/28/2017
Series: New Directions in Critical Theory , #36
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 896,142
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Amy Allen is Liberal Arts Professor of Philosophy and head of the Department of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. She is the editor of the Columbia University Press series New Directions in Critical Theory.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
1. Critical Theory and the Idea of Progress
2. From Social Evolution to Multiple Modernities: History and Normativity in Habermas
3. The Ineliminability of Progress? Honneth's Hegelian Contextualism
4. From Hegelian Reconstructivism to Kantian Constructivism: Forst's Theory of Justification
5. From the Dialectic of Enlightenment to the History of Madness: Foucault as Adorno's Other Other Son
6. Conclusion: "Truth," Reason, and History
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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