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Some thirty years ago Jürgen Habermas introduced the idea of analyzing contemporary society from a historical and practical standpoint while remaining faithful to the canons of empirical science. Although the general features of this idea are still evident in his mature views, his original conception of critical social theory has undergone considerable development. The five essays translated in this volume provide an overview of the research program that has finally emerged.

Synopsis:

Jürgen Habermas, professor of philosophy at the University of Frankfurt, has been hailed as the "foremost social and political thinker in Germany today" (Times Literary Supplement). Included here are essays on his theories of communication, socialization, social evolution, and the development of law and morality.

Synopsis:

Jürgen Habermas, professor of philosophy at the University of Frankfurt, has been hailed as the "foremost social and political thinker in Germany today" (Times Literary Supplement). Included here are essays on his theories of communication, socialization, social evolution, and the development of law and morality.

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Jürgen Habermas, a professor of philosophy at the University of Frankfurt, is the leading representative of the Frankfurt School tradition of social thought.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807015131
Translator:
McCarthy, Thomas
Author:
McCarthy, Thomas
Author:
Habermas, Juergen
Author:
Habermas, Jurgen
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Social sciences
Subject:
State, the
Subject:
Pragmatics
Subject:
Social evolution
Subject:
Historical materialism
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
General Social Science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
206
Publication Date:
March 1979
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.55x5.51x.63 in. .74 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Jürgen Habermas, professor of philosophy at the University of Frankfurt, has been hailed as the "foremost social and political thinker in Germany today" (Times Literary Supplement). Included here are essays on his theories of communication, socialization, social evolution, and the development of law and morality.
"Synopsis" by , Jürgen Habermas, professor of philosophy at the University of Frankfurt, has been hailed as the "foremost social and political thinker in Germany today" (Times Literary Supplement). Included here are essays on his theories of communication, socialization, social evolution, and the development of law and morality.
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