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Jurgen Habermas

Four Volume Set
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March 2002 | 1 664 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This is the first systematic assessment of the work of Jürgen Habermas - the key theorist of the later Frankfurt School, whose writing has had a major impact on social theory and sociology. These four volumes comprise the key secondary literature on Habermas. Edited by David Rasmussen and James Swindal, leading commentators on Habermas's work, this will be the standard reference work on one of the canonical theorists of the 20th century.

VOLUME ONE: THE FOUNDATIONS OF HABERMAS'S PROJECT

Habermas as a Critical Theorist \ Habermas, Hermeneutics and Critical Theory \ The Modernity/Postmodernity Debate

VOLUME TWO:LAW AND POLITICS

Law and Democratic Theory \ The Public Sphere \ Culture and Society

VOLUME THREE: ETHICS

Discourse Ethics \ Rethinking Discourse Ethics \ Autonomy and Authenticity

VOLUME FOUR: COMMUNICATIVE RATIONALITY, FORMAL PRAGMATICS, SPEECH ACT THEORY AND TRUTH

Communicative Rationality \ Formal Pragmatics and Speech Act Theory \ Nature, History and the Logic of Development \ Truth


 
PART ONE: THE FOUNDATIONS OF HABERMAS'S PROJECT
 
Habermas as a Critical Theorist
Thomas McCarthy
The Critical Theory of J[um]urgen Habermas
Albrecht Wellmer
Empirico-Analytic and Critical Social Science
Hauke Bronkhorst
Paradigm-Core and Theory-Dynamics in Critical Social Theory
People and Programs

 
Rolf Wiggershaus
Social Theorist at the Institute at Last, Valued by Adorno But Seen by Horkheimer as too Left-Wing
 
Habermas, Hermeneutics and Critical Theory
Hans-Georg Gadamer
Hermeneutics and Social Science
Paul Ricoeur
Ethics and Culture
Habermas and Gadamer in Dialogue

 
Ingrid Scheibler
The Modernist Left
Habermas's Critique of Gadamer I

 
Martin Jay
Should Intellectual History Take a Linguistic Turn?
Reflections on the Habermas-Gadamer Debate

 
Georgia Warnke
Hermeneutics and the Critique of Ideology
 
Communicative Action
Ernst Tugendhat
Habermas on Communicative Action
David Rasmussen
Communicative Action and Philosophy
Seyla Benhabib
The Critique of Functionalist Reason
James Bohman
Formal Pragmatics and Social Criticism
Marie Fleming
Social Labor and Communicative Action
Axel Honneth
Communication and Reconciliation
Habermas's Critique of Adorno

 
 
The Modernity / Postmodernity Debate
Richard Bernstein
Introduction
Habermas and Modernity

 
Christopher Norris
Deconstruction, Postmodernism and Philosophy
Habermas on Derrida

 
David Rasmussen
The Dilemmas of Modernity
 
PART TWO: LAW AND POLITICS
 
Law and Democratic Theory
John Rawls
Reply to Habermas
David Rasmussen
How Is Valid Law Possible?
Klaus Eder
Critique of Habermas's Contribution to the Sociology of Law
Ken Baynes
Democracy and the Rechstaat
Habermas' Faktizit[um]at und Geltung

 
Mathieu Deflem
Introduction
Law in Habermas's Theory of Communicative Action

 
David Held
Crisis Tendencies, Legitimation, and the State
David Ingram
Dworkin, Habermas, and the CLS Movement on Moral Criticism in Law
William Scheuerman
Between Radicalism and Resignation
Democratic Theory in Habermas's Between Facts and Norms

 
William Rehg
Habermas's Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy
David Rasmussen
Jurisprudence and Validity?
 
The Public Sphere
James Boham
The Globalization of the Public Sphere
Thomas McCarthy
On the Relation of Morality to Politics
Seyla Benhabib
Models of Public Space
Hannah Arendt, the Liberal Tradition and J[um]urgen Habermas

 
Jean Cohen and Andrew Arato
From a Literary to a Political Public Sphere
 
Culture and Society
Richard Rorty
Habermas, Derrida, and the Function of Philosophy
Sander Griffioen
The Metaphor of the Covenant in Habermas
 
Feminism
Nancy Fraser
What's Critical about Critical Theory
The Case of Habermas and Gender

 
Simone Chambers
The Cultural Foundations of Public Policy
Johanna Meehan
Feminism and Habermas's Discourse Ethics
Barbara Fultner
The Politics of Vulnerability
On the Role of Idealism in Bulter and Habermas

 
 
PART THREE: ETHICS
 
Discourse Ethics
Alessandro Ferrara
The Communicative Paradigm in Moral Theory
William Rehg
Discourse and the Moral Point of View
Stephen White
Habermas, Communicative Ethics and the Development of Moral Consciousness
Seyla Benhabib
Communicative Ethics and Current Controversies in Practical Philosophy
Jean Cohen
Discourse Ethics and Civil Society
Tony Couture
Habermas, Values and the Rational Internal Structure of Communication
 
Rethinking Discourse Ethics
Enrique Dussel
The Formal Thought of J[um]urgen Habermas from the Perspective of a Universal Material Ethics
Eduardo Mendieta
Discourse Ethics and Liberation Ethics
Felmon Davis
Discourse Ethics and Ethical Realism
A Realist Realignment of Discourse Ethics

 
 
Practical Reasoning
Klaus G[um]unther
Impartial Application of Moral and Legal Norms
A Contribution to Discourse Ethics

 
Alessandro Ferrara
Universalisms
Proceduralist, Contextualist and Prudential

 
Karl-Otto Apel
Normatively Grounding Critical Theory
William Rehg
Intractable Conflicts and Moral Objectivity
A Dialogical, Problem-Based Approach

 
Jonathan Culler
Communicative Competence and Normative Force
John Doody
MacIntyre and Habermas on Practical Reasons
 
Autonomy and Authenticity
Alessandro Ferrara
The Ambiguity of Habermas's Notion of Generalizability
Carlos Thiebaut
The Complexity of the Subject, Narrative Identity and the Modernity of the South
Maeve Cooke
Habermas, Autonomy and the Identity of the Self
Conflict or Complement?

 
James Swindal
The Role of the Will in Post-Conventional Personal Identity
Martin Matustik
Habermas's Reading of Kierkegaard
 
PART FOUR: COMMUNICATIVE RATIONALITY, FORMAL PRAGMATICS, SPEECH ACT THEORY AND TRUTH
 
Communicative Rationality
James Swindal
The Lifeworld Background of Reflective Acceptability
Joseph Heath
The Problem of Foundationalism in Habermas's Discourse Ethics
Martin Seel
The Two Meanings of Communicative Rationality
Remarks on Habermas's Critique of the Plural Concept of Reason

 
Charles Taylor
Language and Society
 
Formal Pragmatics and Speech Act Theory
Maeve Cooke
Speech Acts and Validity Claims
Hans Joas
The Unhappy Marriage of Hermeneutics and Functionalism
James Bohman
Formal Pragmatics and Social Criticism
Andreas Dorschel
Is There Any Normative Claim Internal to Stating Facts?
 
Nature, History and the Logic of Development
Max Pensky
On the Use and Abuse of Memory
Habermas, `Anamnestic Solidarity' and the Historikerstreit

 
David Owen
Habermas's Developmental Logic
Universal or Eurocentric

 
Steven Vogel
New Science, New Nature
The Habermas-Marcuse Debate Revisited

 
Piet Styrdom
Collective Learning
Habermas's Concessions and Their Implication

 
 
Truth
Joseph Heath
What Is a Validity Claim?
Cristina Lafont
Rational Acceptability and Truth
Remarks on the Habermas/Rawls Debate

 
Alessandro Ferrara
A Critique of Habermas's Consensus Theory of Truth
James Swindal
Habermas's Transformation of Truth Semantics
Mary Hesse
Habermas's Consensus Theory of Truth
Nicholas Rescher
The Problems of a Consensus Theory of Truth

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