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The philosophy of Habermas

Edgar, Andrew.

The philosophy of Habermas

by Edgar, Andrew.

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Published by Acumen in Chesham [England] .
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  • Habermas, Jürgen.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-286)

    StatementAndrew Edgar.
    SeriesContinental European philosophy
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19813241M
    ISBN 101902683935, 1902683943

    - Explore clintbaldwin's board "Jurgen Habermas", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Critical theory, This or that questions and Philosophy books pins.   The Philosophy Book of the 'Big Ideas Simply Explained' series is exactly what the title alludes to, and it doesn't disappoint in the least. It's a comprehensive, easy-to-read overview of philosophical thought from its origins in the ancient world to contemporary times/5.

      Habermas believes that genuine democracy is rooted in the principles of communicative rationality. Though I think it is very much an open question whether rational argument can ever take place in a democracy—especially one like ours that seems very far from what Habermas envisions—I do hold out some hope that we may eventually be able to design a public sphere in which reason regularly. Habermas returned to Frankfurt to take over Horkheimer's chair in philosophy and sociology. Thus, Adorno was ultimately able to bestow the crown of legitimate succession on the person who he thought was the most deserving and capable critical theorist (Wiggershaus File Size: KB.

    Dr. Gary R. Habermas is Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Dept. of Philosophy and Theology at LIBERTY UNIVERSITY: University Boulevard, Lynchburg, Virginia . Theorists have attempted to work out the implications of the Structural Transformation for modern political theory. This perhaps a more difficult task, as the second half of the book is more problematic and less satisfying than the first. Habermas's debates about public .


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Introduction to German Philosophy - from Kant to Habermas, by Andrew Bowie, Polity Press,ff. The author of this collection of philosophical biographies is Professor of Philosophy and German at Royal Holloway College of the University of London.

The book presents short accounts, each of some 10 to 20 pages, of the lives and works of Cited by: 5. All in all, this would be an excellent book for someone looking for a starting point on Habermas. I would also recommend "Philosophy as Stand-In and Interpreter" and "Reconstruction and Interpretation in the Social Sciences" from The philosophy of Habermas book Consciousness and Communicative Action.

I find those two essays essential for understanding Habermas' methodology.5/5(3). Habermas and Communication Theory. share. Communication is a central concept in the philosophy of the German philosopher Jürgen Habermas.

This term is also about misunderstandings because it is often associated with the ordinary meaning. However, the concept of communication is the opposite of the same concept used in science communication. This Too a History of Philosophy, The new book by Jürgen Habermas is also a history of philosophy.

Employing a genealogical style it examines how today’s dominant forms of western post-metaphysical thought came into being.

Using the discourse on faith and. So we are truly fortunate that Acumen chose to include a book on Habermas in its exceptional Key Concepts series.

These volumes are designed to provide synoptic introductions to important thinkers. This volume, edited by the well-known Habermas translator and scholar, Barbara Fultner, is a fine addition to the series.

He deals in detail with Habermas' arguments in order to demonstrate how he weaves together multiple strands of thought, and he usefully situates Habermas' ideas within the contexts of the history of German philosophy, the history of sociology, and within contemporary debates in both continental and analytic philosophy.

By engaging with some of. The Philosophy of Habermas book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Edgar's (philosophy, Cardiff U.) objective is to prepare reader Author: Andrew Edgar.

Habermas by Stefan Müller-Doohm review – from Hitler Youth to famed philosopher The Holocaust, religion and the EU’s future are all central issues in the biography of a Author: Stuart Jeffries. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit.

outlining what I would call Habermas’s philosophy of religion, has edited a massive page book titled Habermas Global, which. Just at the moment when the Habermas-Rawls debate seemed to evanesce from the sight of the intellectual public, this brilliant book proves this first impression to be false: Gordon Finlayson succeeds in demonstrating with stupendous lucidity and admirable acuteness how topical the questions are that the two philosophers had discussed in their exchange on how best to conceive of the.

The structure of the book is a more or less chronological account of Habermas’s career. Such an account has an intrinsic interest, in so far as it allows us to see the developments, shifts and turns in Habermas’s thinking as he strives to refine basic insights, and to incorporate new sources and ideas.

Get this from a library. The philosophy of Habermas. [Andrew Edgar] -- This comprehensive introduction to the thought of Jürgen Habermas covers the full range of his ideas from his early work on student politics, the public sphere and the development of Marxist theory.

The book also provides a glossary of key terms and concepts, making the complexity of Habermas’s thought accessible to a broad readership. A global, comprehensive one-stop volume—truly a handbook—for anyone working seriously with Habermas.

This critique of French philosophy and the history of German philosophy is a tour de force that has the immediacy and accessibility of the lecture form and the excitement of an encounter across national cultural boundaries as Habermas takes up the challenge posed by the radical critique of reason in contemporary French postmodernism/5(3).

Jürgen Habermas seeks to defend the Enlightenment and with it an “emphatical”, “uncurtailed” conception of reason against the post-modern critique of reason on the one hand, and against so-called scientism (which would include critical rationalism and the greater part of analytical philosophy) on the other.

His objection to the former is that it is self-contradictory and politically Author: Uwe Steinhoff. The Philosophy of Habermas. DOI link for The Philosophy of Habermas. The Philosophy of Habermas book. The Philosophy of Habermas. DOI link for The Philosophy of Habermas. The Philosophy of Habermas book.

By Andrew Edgar. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 18 December Cited by: The Philosophy of Habermas. DOI link for The Philosophy of Habermas.

The Philosophy of Habermas book. The Philosophy of Habermas. DOI link for The Philosophy of Habermas. The Philosophy of Habermas book. By Andrew Edgar. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 18 December This book quickly became established as an authoritative guide to Habermas’s work, and this updated new edition will be an invaluable critical introduction for students and scholars across the social sciences and humanities, especially sociology, politics, philosophy and social theory.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The Marxist heritage --The public sphere --The idea of critical theory --Legitimation crisis --The theory of communicative action --Modernity --Law and Title.

This new book by Polity brings together these five introductions and publishes them together for the first time. The result is a unique and comprehensive overview of Habermas’s philosophy in his own words.

Jürgen Habermas is arguably the world’s most influential living philosopher. From international law to media studies, his ideas have transformed entire fields. Sincehowever, Habermas’s political philosophy has taken an unexpected turn.

This book is the first full-length treatment of Habermas’s postsecular political philosophy, and critically analyses his new direction of thought.Philosophy and social theory. In The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere, Habermas showed how modern European salons, cafés, and literary groups contain the resources for democratizing the public his inaugural lecture at Frankfurt University, “Erkenntnis und Interesse” (; “ Knowledge and Human Interests”), and in the book of the same title published three."Baynes' book is at once an up-to-date synthesis centered on the leitmotif of Kantian pragmatism, a summary of Habermas’s debates with major interlocutors in Continental and Analytic philosophy, a probing critique of his social and political theory, and a lucid.