The Good, the Bad, and the Hungry Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | July 24, 2014

Jessica Valenti: IMG Full Frontal Feminism Revisited



It is arguably the worst and best time to be a feminist. In the years since I first wrote Full Frontal Feminism, we've seen a huge cultural shift in... Continue »
  1. $11.90 Sale Trade Paper add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$40.25
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
25 Remote Warehouse Philosophy- Ethics

The Communicative Ethics Controversy (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)

by

The Communicative Ethics Controversy (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This timely reader in moral philosophy addresses a controversy that strongly affected recent European reflections on the relevance of ethics for theories of democratic institutions and democratic legitimacy. The debate centers around the idea of a communicative ethics as articulated by Jürgen Habermas and Karl-Otto Apel, and it is representative both of recent attempts to bridge the gap between Continental and Anglo-American philosophy and of the turn to language that has characterized much of recent philosophy.The Communicative Ethics Controversy illustrates philosophical dialogue in action, moving from theses to counterarguments to rejoinders. Theoretical statements by Habermas, Apel, and two of their leading students, Dietrich Böhler and Robert Alexy, are followed by a series of five arguments by their leading critics, who represent viewpoints ranging from Kantian idealism to Wittgensteinian ordinary-language theory. Fred Dallmayr's introduction and Seyla Benhabib's incisive conclusion place the debate in perspective, bringing it up to date and relating it to the Anglo-American context.Seyla Benhabib is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. Fred Dallmayr is Packey Dee Professor of Government at the University of Notre Dame.Contributors: Robert Alexy. Karl-Otto Apel. Seyla Benhabib. Dietrich Bohler. Jurgen Habermas. Otfried Hoffe. KarlHeinz Ilting. Hermann Lubbe. Herbert Schnadelbach. Albrecht Wellmer.

Book News Annotation:

According to an increasingly influential perspective pioneered by Jurgen Habermas and Karl-Otto Apel, ethical norms are taken to be grounded by forms of argumentative practice. This approach, called collection, which offers English-speaking audiences the essays which outlined the foundations of the communicative ethics program as well as critical appraisals by leading scholars.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This timely reader in moral philosophy addresses a controversy that strongly affected recent European reflections on the relevance of ethics for theories of democratic institutions and democratic legitimacy.

Synopsis:

Contributors: Robert Alexy. Karl-Otto Apel. Seyla Benhabib. Dietrich Bohler. Jurgen Habermas. Otfried Hoffe. KarlHeinz Ilting. Hermann Lubbe. Herbert Schnadelbach. Albrecht Wellmer.

Synopsis:

This timely reader in moral philosophy addresses a controversy that strongly affected recent European reflections on the relevance of ethics for theories of democratic institutions and democratic legitimacy. The debate centers around the idea of a communicative ethics as articulated by Jurgen Habermas and Karl-Otto Apel, and it is representative both of recent attempts to bridge the gap between Continental and Anglo-American philosophy and of the turn to language that has characterized much of recent philosophy.

About the Author

Seyla Benhabib is Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University and author of The Claims of Culture: Equality and Diversity in the Global Era and other books.Fred Dallmayr is Packey Dee Professor of Government at the University of Notre Dame.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262521529
Editor:
Benhabib, Seyla
Editor:
Dallmayr, Fred
Editor:
Benhabib, Seyla
Editor:
Dallmayr, Fred
Editor:
Dalimayr, Fred R.
Author:
Dalimayr, Fred R.
Author:
Dallmayr, Fred R.
Author:
McCarthy, Thomas
Author:
Benhabib, Seyla
Editor:
Dalimayr, Fred R.
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Location:
Cambridge, Mass. :
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Ethics and logic
Subject:
Moral and ethical aspects
Subject:
Communication -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought The Communicative Ethics Controversy
Series Volume:
101-144
Publication Date:
19901022
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
390
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Other books you might like

  1. Three Challenges to Ethics:... Used Trade Paper $4.95
  2. Hermeneutics: Interpretation Theory... Used Trade Paper $8.95
  3. Dialogue and Dialectic: Eight... Used Trade Paper $18.50
  4. Jurgen Habermas on Society and... Used Trade Paper $9.95
  5. Streetwise Paris/Map Used Map $5.50
  6. Fresh ways with pasta Used Hardcover $9.95

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Sociology » General
Humanities » Philosophy » Ethics
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General

The Communicative Ethics Controversy (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$40.25 In Stock
Product details 390 pages MIT Press - English 9780262521529 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This timely reader in moral philosophy addresses a controversy that strongly affected recent European reflections on the relevance of ethics for theories of democratic institutions and democratic legitimacy.
"Synopsis" by , Contributors: Robert Alexy. Karl-Otto Apel. Seyla Benhabib. Dietrich Bohler. Jurgen Habermas. Otfried Hoffe. KarlHeinz Ilting. Hermann Lubbe. Herbert Schnadelbach. Albrecht Wellmer.
"Synopsis" by , This timely reader in moral philosophy addresses a controversy that strongly affected recent European reflections on the relevance of ethics for theories of democratic institutions and democratic legitimacy. The debate centers around the idea of a communicative ethics as articulated by Jurgen Habermas and Karl-Otto Apel, and it is representative both of recent attempts to bridge the gap between Continental and Anglo-American philosophy and of the turn to language that has characterized much of recent philosophy.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.