By Sandro Segre

ISBN-10: 0761861769

ISBN-13: 9780761861768

This booklet offers a compact and updated presentation of Jürgen Habermas’ oeuvre, with specific connection with his conception of communicative motion. It formulates the innovations of communicative rationality and validity claims, shows the stipulations of an ideal communicative rationality, and underscores Habermas’ contrast among figuring out- and success-oriented activities. additionally, this ebook considers Habermas’ severe reception of classical sociologists resembling Weber and Durkheim; of the Lukacs and Frankfurt tuition; of Schutz, Mead, and Wittgenstein; and of vital modern authors akin to Foucault, Parsons, and Luhmann. Segre additionally explores Habermas’ issues of the clarification of the life-world and its effects at the social, cultural, and character platforms. He discusses Habermas’ famous theses of colonization of the life-world, its impression at the public sphere and communicative motion, and the legitimacy situation that follows consequently. ultimately, Introduction to Habermas presents an outline of the reception—both severe and appreciative—of Habermas’ paintings.

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