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Habermas: A Guide for the Perplexed

Jürgen Habermas’ work ranges across critical theory, epistemology, ethics, aesthetics, the philosophy of science, citizenship, and democracy, religion, and psychoanalysis, forging new paradigms and engaging with other key thinkers. Habermas: A Guide for the Perplexed is the ideal starting point for … Continue reading

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Habermas, the Last European: A Philosopher’s Mission to Save the EU

Jürgen Habermas has had enough. The philosopher is doing all he can these days to call attention to what he sees as the demise of the European ideal. He hopes he can help save it — from inept politicians and … Continue reading

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Philosophy in a time of terror: dialogues with Jürgen Habermas and Jacques Derrida

Read Read also: Review of Philosophy in a Time of Terror The only responsible legal response to the attacks—here again Derrida and Habermas agree—is the strengthening, differentiation, institutionalization and enforcement of international law. The answer emphatically is not the fierce … Continue reading

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Communication, Democratization, and Modernity – critical reflections on Habermas and Dewey

Alone among Frankfurt School critical theorists, Habermas has critically appropriated pragmatist motifs. Although the Habermas-Dewey connection has been generally neglected, significant similarities as well as important differences appear in their work. Both theorists share, with Aristotle, Mead, Gadamer, and other … Continue reading

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Gramsci’s politics of language: engaging the Bakhtin Circle and the Frankfurt School

Antonio Gramsci and his concept of hegemony have permeated social and political theory, cultural studies, education studies, literary criticism, international relations, and post-colonial theory. The centrality of language and linguistics to Gramsci’s thought, however, has been wholly neglected. In Gramsci’s … Continue reading

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