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Jurgen Habermas has developed the theory of communicative action primarily in the context of critical social and political theory and discourse ethics. The essays collected in this volume, however, focus on the theory's implications for epistemology and metaphysics. They address two fundamental issues that have not figured prominently in his work since the early 1970s. One ...more
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Published August 12th 2005 by Mit Press (first published 1999)
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Juergen Habermas developed his theory of communicative
action and rationality as a foundation for a critical
theory of society paving the way for a discourse-theoritical
conception of morality, law and democracy. However, the
essays in this volume focus on the the implications of
his ideas on what he calls "theoretical philosophy"; that
is epistemology and metaphysics, rather than practical
philosophy that is most closely associated with his name.
As one of the few modern thinkers working on the de
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Jürgen Habermas is a German sociologist and philosopher in the tradition of critical theory and American pragmatism. He is perhaps best known for his work on the concept of the public sphere, the topic of his first book entitled The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere. His work focuses on the foundations of social theory and epistemology, the analysis of advanced capitalistic societies ...more
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