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Between Facts and Norms
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Translatora s Introduction. Preface. 1. Law as a Category of Social Mediation between Facts and Norms. 2. The Sociology of Law versus the Philosophy of Justice. 3. A Reconstructive Approach to Law I: The System of Rights. 4. A Reconstructive Approach to Law II: The Principles of the Constitutional State. 5. The Indeterminacy of Law and the Rationality of Adjudication. 6. Judiciary and Legislature: On the Role and Legitimacy of Constitutional Adjudication. 7. Deliberative Politics: A Procedural Concept of Democracy. 8. Civil Society and the Political Public Sphere. 9. Paradigms of Law. Postscript (1994). Appendices. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

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a Rich, important ... proceeding through the magisterial scrutiny of theoretical approaches in law, sociology, philosophy and politics, it offers plenty for students of these disciplines to chew on.a Times Higher Education Supplement a A significant development of his theory ... Rehga s translation of Between Facts and Norms is clear and precise and his Introduction helpful.a British Journal of Sociology a In Between Facts and Norms, Habermas offers an inspiring and intellectually stimulating diagnosis of the predicament of modern law ... his contribution will undoubtedly have a lasting influence on this crucially important debate.a Democratization a For at least a generation Jurgen Habermasa s work has made a significant impact on a variety of important debates in philosophy and the social sciences. Between Facts and Norms ... brings together many of Habermasa s earlier concerns and weaves them into a comprehensive and brilliant critical theory of actually existing democracy. From the perspective of the discipline of politics this is undoubtedly Habermasa s most important work. Of course, Habermasa s work is dense, challenging and incredibly broad in its range. It is also controversial, and this work will certainly not win over his most trenchant critics. None of this amounts to a valid excuse to ignore it. This book really is essential reading for anyone who is interested in exploring at depth the possibilities of realizing a genuinely democratic future.a Political Studies a Such a scholarly intensity deserves to be read at first hand.a Sociology, Ian Roberts, Univerisity of Durham a Eleven Years after his monumental Theory of Communicative Action (1981), Jurgen Habermas has again presented an opus magnum.a Otfried Hoffe, Universitat Tubingen, Mind Jurgen Habermas has been awarded the prestigious a Friedenspreis des deutschen Buchhandelsa prize for 2001

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