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Christoph Henning

In: The SAGE Handbook of Frankfurt School Critical Theory

Chapter 24: Jürgen Habermas: Against Obstacles to Public Debates

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Jürgen Habermas: Against Obstacles to Public Debates
Jürgen Habermas: Against Obstacles to Public Debates
Christoph Henning

Jürgen Habermas (born 1929) is a leading figure associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory and is best known for advancing the linguistic or communicative turn in critical theory in the 1970s and 1980s. Before the turn to communication, Habermas developed epistemological and social-evolutionary approaches to critical theory in an effort to find an empirical approach that was equivalent to the role that political economy had played in earlier, more radical versions of critical theory. In later years, Habermas turned towards legal studies and democratic theory, while, today, his work is discussed in disciplines as diverse as bioethics and theology. Across the twentieth and twenty-first ...

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