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The Philosophy of Jurgen Habermas


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Introduction 1: "Communicative" vs. purposive rationality 2: The justification of discourse ethics 3: The failure of discourse ethics and the theory of communicative action in their attempted empirical demonstration and application to politics, law and society Conclusion Appendix Notes References Index

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Uwe Steinhoff studied philosophy, psychology and politics in Frankfurt a.M., Berlin and Wurzburg. He is the author of On the Ethics of War and Terrorism and of Effiziente Ethik: UEber Rationalitat, Selbsterschaffung, Politik und Postmoderne as well as of articles on ethics, political philosophy, epistemology and postmodernism. He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Hong Kong, and Senior Research Associate in The Oxford Leverhulme Programme on the Changing Character of War.


The most detailed and relentless critique to date of Habermas's communicative action theory, and the critical theory of society supposedly grounded on it...Summing Up: Highly recommended. * CHOICE *

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