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Here for the first time are Habermas's most important writings on society, the state, and social theory collected in one volume. For more than three decades Habermas has consistently attempted to supply foundations for a reconstructed Marxist social theory that provides a critical analysis of modernity. He has defended the position that only if a general notion of reason cHere for the first time are Habermas's most important writings on society, the state, and social theory collected in one volume. For more than three decades Habermas has consistently attempted to supply foundations for a reconstructed Marxist social theory that provides a critical analysis of modernity. He has defended the position that only if a general notion of reason can be invoked can we hope to sustain a democratic social order. This carefully edited volume includes selections from Habermas's earliest works through his most recent: essays on the aim of social science, the structure of a theory of action and society, the development of modern society, psychoanalysis, and the crisis of the welfare state....

Title : Jurgen Habermas on Society and Politics: A Reader
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ISBN : 9780807020012
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 336 Pages
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Jurgen Habermas on Society and Politics: A Reader Reviews

  • Jim
    2018-10-17 11:10

    This is a great introduction to Habermas. It has important excerpts from most of the key works arranged in an order helps you to understand and follow the development of his ideas. The introduction provides a summary of the excerpts and places them in their context. While it may appear to be another collection of Habermas essays this is a carefully arranged sequence that should be read in the order it is arranged. Reading this book will leave you well-prepared to dive into just about any of his other works. A great place to start to understand this important thinker.