Europe : The Faltering Project
It also includes several important new texts by Habermas on the impact of the media on the public sphere, on the enduring importance religion in "post-secular" societies, and on the design of a democratic constitutional order for the emergent world society.
- Hardback | 192 pages
- 137.16 x 215.9 x 25.4mm | 408.23g
- 17 Aug 2009
- Polity Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- 1. Auflage
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This book includes Habermas's portraits of three long-time philosophical companions, Richard Rorty, Jacques Derrida and Ronald Dworkin. It also includes several important new texts by Habermas on the impact of the media on the public sphere, on the enduring importance religion in "post-secular" societies, and on the design of a democratic constitutional order for the emergent world society.
Table of contents
Translator s Preface
1. ...And to define America, her athletic Democracy. In Memory of Richard Rorty.
2. How to Answer the Ethical Question: Derrida and Religion
3. Ronald Dworkin A Maverick among Legal Scholars
II. Europe, the Faltering Project
4. An Avantgardistic Intuition for Relevances: The Role of the Intellectual and European Question
5. What is Meant by a Post-secular Society ? A Discussion on Islam in Europe
6. European Politics at an Impasse: A Plea for a Policy of Graduated Integration
7. The Constitutionalization of International Law and the Problems of Legitimating a Constitution for World Society
III. On Reason in the Public Sphere
8. Media, Markets and Consumers: The Quality Press as the Backbone of the Public Sphere
9. Political Communication in Media Society Does Democracy still have an epistemic Dimension? The Impact of Normative Theory on Empirical Research
Afterword: Lessons of the Financial Crisis
Book of the day in the Irish Times
"Habermas's reflections on Richard Rorty, Jacques Derrida and Ronald Dworkin provide additional context for his later essays. But it is in the second and third parts of the book that Habermas shines most brightly."