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Hiding from History: Politics and Public Imagination

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In Hiding from History, Meili Steele challenges an assumption at the heart of current debates in political, literary, historical, and cultural theory: that it is impossible to reason through history. Steele believes that two influential schools of contemporary thought hide from history: liberal philosophies of public reason as espoused by such figures as Jurgen Habermas, M ...more
Published November 10th 2005 by Cornell University Press
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Political theorists are usually to be avoided in my experience. Their great skill as an evasion of the real. But here is one whom I really trust. A scholar with keen sensitivity, great heart, and precise methods.

I am always nourished by his work.

I would start with this one and work backwards.
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