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Habermas, modernity, and law /
edited by Mathieu Deflem.
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London : Sage Publications, 1996.
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173 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0761951377 (pbk)
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London : Sage Publications, 1996.
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0761951377 (pbk)
catalogue key
494601
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-169).
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The work of J[um]urgen Habermas has long been regarded as central to the development of social and political theory and philosophy in the late twentieth century. With the publication of his latest book Between Facts and Norms, Habermas signalled the importance of exploring modern legal theory to our understanding of democratic society.The contributors to Habermas, Modernity and Law provide a clear introduction to this key development in Habermas's work. With chapters ranging from the possibility of valid law to discourse ethics and human rights, they successfully integrate a broad range of Habermas's writings with his recent thoughts on the place of the law in contemporary theory. Habermas himself contributes
Main Description
The work of J[um]urgen Habermas has long been regarded as central to the development of social and political theory and philosophy in the late twentieth century. With the publication of his latest book Between Facts and Norms Habermas signalled the importance of exploring modern legal theory to our understanding of democratic society. Habermas, Modernity and Law brings together leading scholars from around the world to provide a clear introduction to this key development in Habermas's work. With chapters ranging from the possibility of valid law to discourse ethics and human rights, the authors successfully integrate a broad range of Habermas's writings with his most recent thoughts on the place of the law in contemporary theory. Habermas himself contributes a postscript to Between Facts and Norms , providing a fascinating overview of his current thinking. This book will be of interest to students and scholars from a variety of disciplines, and particularly to those in social and political theory and philosophy.
Main Description
The work of J[um]urgen Habermas has long been regarded as central to the development of social and political theory and philosophy in the late twentieth century. With the publication of his latest book Between Facts and Norms , Habermas signalled the importance of exploring modern legal theory to our understanding of democratic society. The contributors to Habermas, Modernity and Law provide a clear introduction to this key development in Habermas's work. With chapters ranging from the possibility of valid law to discourse ethics and human rights, they successfully integrate a broad range of Habermas's writings with his recent thoughts on the place of the law in contemporary theory. Habermas himself contributes
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This book provides a clear introduction to key aspects of Jurgen Habermas' work - from the importance of exploring modern legal theory to our understanding of democratic society. Chapters range from the possibility of valid law to discourse ethics.
Main Description
The work of JÜrgen Habermas has long been regarded as central to the development of social and political theory and philosophy in the late 20th century. With the publication of his latest book Between Facts and Norms, Habermas has signalled the importance of exploring modern legal theory to our understanding of democratic society. Habermas, Modernity, and Law brings together leading scholars from around the world to provide a clear introduction to this key development in Habermas's work. With chapters ranging from the possibility of valid law to discourse ethics and human rights, the contributors successfully integrate a broad range of Habermas's writings with his most recent thoughts on the place of the law in contemporary theory. Habermas, Modernity, and Law provides a fascinating overview to the work of Habermas and will be particularly valuable to students and professionals in the fields of European philosophy and social, political, and legal theory.
Table of Contents
Introduction
Law in Habermas's Theory of Communicative Action
How Is Valid Law Possible? A Review of Between Facts and Norms
Approaching the Production of Law through Habermas's Concept of Communicative Action
Discourse Ethics and Human Rights in Criminal Procedure
On Reconstructive Legal and Political Theory
Postscript to Between Facts and Norms
Habermas, Modernity and Law
A Bibliography
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