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Jurgen Habermas

By Michael Pusey

Routledge – 2004 – 128 pages

Series: Key Sociologists

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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Contents

1. Foundations 1.1. From the Philosophical Foundations 1.2. To the Sociological Reconstructions 1.3. And the Reconstitution of Critical Theory 2. Culture, Evolution, Rationalisation and Method 2.1. Introduction 2.2. The Evolution of Society and Culture 2.3. From Traditional Society to Modernity: The reconstruction of Max Weber’s Theory of Rationalisation 2.4. Method and Meaning 3. Communication and Social Action 3.1. Introduction 3.2. Systematically ‘Distorted Communication’ and ‘Ideal Speech’ Situation 3.3. Speech-Actions 3.4. Communicative Action 4. The Political Sociology of Advanced Capitalistic Societies 4.1. Introduction 4.2. The ‘Crises’ of Legitimation, Motivation and the State 4.3. Lifeworld and the System 5. Concluding Comments 5.1. An Empty Intellectualism? 5.2. The ‘Movement of Reflection’ – Forwards, upwards and sideways downwards or nowhere? 5.3. An Insufficiently Critical Theory? 5.4. Finally…

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Categories: Sociology & Social Policy, Classical Social Theory