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Habermas, Jürgen

Works: 2,434 works in 8,672 publications in 33 languages and 175,103 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Honoree, Dedicatee, Contributor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Translator, Other, zxx, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Bibliographic antecedent, Recipient, Collaborator, Author in quotations or text abstracts, Adapter, edi, ed
Classifications: B3258.H323, 193
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The structural transformation of the public sphere : an inquiry into a category of bourgeois society by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

403 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 23 languages and held by 2,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Jurgen Habermas's most concrete historical-sociological book and one of the key contributions to political thought in the postwar period. It will be a revelation to those who have known Habermas only through his theoretical writing to find his later interests in problems of legitimation and communication foreshadowed in this lucid study of the origins, nature, and evolution of public opinion in democratic societies. -- Book cover
Knowledge and human interests by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

228 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einzig als Gesellschaftstheorie ist radikale Erkenntniskritik möglich, heit die Grundthese von Habermas. Damit greift er nicht nur in die an Methodenfragen orientierte Positivismus-Diskussion ein, sondern auch in die auf Praxis gerichtete politische Diskussion
Theory and practice by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

214 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Habermas draws upon writings in philosophy and sociology to present an historical investigation of the relationship between social theories and their application
Between facts and norms : contributions to a discourse theory of law and democracy by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

178 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book works out the legal and political implications of Jurgan Habermas' theoretical approach, bringing to fruition the project announced more than three decades ago in The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere
Legitimation crisis by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

148 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a Marxian theory of communicative competence for application to the dynamics of contemporary capitalism. Bibliogs
On the logic of the social sciences by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

179 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 1,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communication and the evolution of society by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

87 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five essays provide an overview of the emerging research program for analyzing contemporary society from a historical and pragmatic standpoint within the rules of empirical science
Moral consciousness and communicative action by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

135 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der kommunikativen Alltagspraxis müssen kognitive Deutungen, moralische Erwartungen, Expressionen und Wertungen einander durchdringen. Die Verständigungsprozesse der Lebenswelt bedürfen deshalb einer kulturellen Überlieferung auf ganzer Breite, nicht nur der Segnungen von Wissenschaft und Technik. So könnte die Philosophie ihren Bezug zur Totalität in einer der Lebenswelt zugewandten Interpretenrolle aktualisieren. Sie könnte mindestens dabei helfen, das stillgestellte Zusammenspiel des Kognitiv-Instrumentellen mit dem Moralisch-Praktischen und dem Ästhetisch-Expressiven wie ein Mobile, das sich hartnäckig verhakt hat, wieder in Bewegung zu setzen
Philosophical-political profiles by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

123 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the hands of a minor talent, profiles are often flat, two-dimensional outlines of a thinkerʹs intellectual physiognomy. At the hands of a master like Jürgen Habermas, they can become something far more substantial and profound. With astonishing economy, Habermas sketches his impressions of the giants of recent German thought, several of whom were his personal mentors. For those of his readers accustomed to the demandingly abstract level of his theoretical work, the results will prove a welcome surprise. Without sacrificing any of the rigor and brilliance of those longer studies, he displays a remarkable ability to combine depth with brevity. Philosophical-Political Profiles not only adds a new dimension to our understanding of the intellectual odyssey of Germanyʹs leading contemporary thinker but also provides a series of stunning insights into the thought of the generation that preceded him. -- Publisher's website
The theory of communicative action by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

128 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this second and final volume of the work, Habermas examines the relations between action concepts and systems theory and elaborates a framework for analysing the development tendensies of modern societies. He discusses in detail the work of Marx, Durkheim, G.H. Mead and Talcott Parsons, among others. By distinguishing between social systems and what he calls the "life-world", Habermas is able to analyse the ways in which the development of social systems impinges upon the symbolic and subjective dimensions of social life, resulting in the kinds of crises, conflicts and protest movements which are characteristic of advanced capitalist societies in the late twentieth century
The future of human nature by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

115 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 22 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jürgen Habermas, the most influential philosopher and social thinker in modern Germany today, takes up the question of genetic engineering and its ethical implications and subjects it to careful philosophical scrutiny
The philosophical discourse of modernity : twelve lectures by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

122 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 18 languages and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity is a tour de force that has the immediacy and accessibility of the lecture form and the excitement of an encounter across, national cultural boundaries. Habermas takes up the challenge posed by the radical critique of reason in contemporary French poststructuralism. Tracing the odyssey of the philosophical discourse of modernity, Habermas's strategy is to return to those historical "crossroads" at which Hegel and the Young Hegelians, Nietzsche and Heidegger made the fateful decisions that led to this outcome. His aim is to identify and clearly mark out a road indicated but not taken: the determinate negation of subject-centered reason through the concept of communicative rationality. As The Theory of Communicative Action served to place this concept within the history of social theory, these lectures locate it within the history of philosophy. Habermas examines the odyssey of the philosophical discourse of modernity from Hegel through the present and tests his own ideas about the appropriate form of a postmodern discourse through dialogs with a broad range of past and present critics and theorists. The lectures on Georges Bataille, Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida, and Cornelius Castoriadis are of particular note since they are the first fruits of the recent cross-fertilization between French and German thought. Habermas's dialogue with Foucault - begun in person as the first of these lectures were delivered in Paris in 1983 culminates here in two appreciative yet intensely argumentative lectures. His discussion of the literary-theoretical reception of Derrida in America - launched at Cornell in 1984 - issues here in a long excursus on the genre distinction between philosophy and literature. The lectures were reworked for the final time in seminars at Boston College and first published in Germany in the fall of 1985. -- from (August 22, 2011)
Postmetaphysical thinking : philosophical essays by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

103 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of Habermas's recent essays on philosophical topics continues the analysis begun in The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity. In a short introductory essay, he outlines the sources of twentieth-century philosophizing, its major themes, and the range of current debates. The remainder of the essays can be seen as his contribution to these debates. Habermas's essay on George Herbert Mead is a focal point of the book. In it he sketches a postmetaphysical, intersubjective approach to questions of individuation and subjectivity. In other essays, he develops his distinctive, communications-theoretic approach to questions of meaning and validity. The book as a whole expands on his earlier efforts to define a middle ground between nostalgic revivals of metaphysical conceptions of reason and radical deconstructions of reason. -- Publisher description
Toward a rational society; student protest, science, and politics by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

51 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inclusion of the other : studies in political theory by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

74 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text contains Jurgen Habermas's most recent work in political theory and political philosophy. Here Habermas picks up some of the central themes of "Between Facts and Norms" and elaborates them in relation to current political debates of the late 1990s. One of the distinctive features of Habermas's work has been its approach to the problem of political legitimacy through a sustained reflection on the dual legitimating and regulating function of modern legal systems. Extending his discourse theory of normative validity to the legal-political domain, Habermas has defended a proceduralist conception of deliberative democracy in which the burden of legitimating state power is borne by informal and legally institutionalized processes of political deliberation. Its guiding intuition is the radical democratic idea that there is an internal relation between the rule of law and popular sovereignty. In these essays he brings this discursive and proceduralist analysis of political legitimacy to bear on such urgent contemporary issues as the enduring legacy of the welfare state, the future of the nation state, and the prospects of a global politics of human rights
Technik und Wissenschaft als "Ideologie." by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

204 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Neue Potentiale einer erweiterten technischen Verfügungsgewalt machen das Miverhältnis zwischen Ergebnissen angespanntester Rationalität und unreflektierten Zielen, erstarrten Wertsystemen, hinfälligen Ideologien offenbar." Die Ursachen und Folgen dieses Miverhältnisses (und die Möglichkeiten seiner Aufhebung durch Reflexion) sind das Thema der vorliegenden Aufsätze von Jürgen Habermas; er untersucht, auf welche Weise die Gewalt technischer Verfügung in den "Konsensus handelnder und verhandelnder Bürger zurückgeholt werden kann", wie Technik, Wissenschaft und Demokratie unter den Bedingungen der fortgeschrittenen Industriegesellschaft zu vermitteln seien
The new conservatism : cultural criticism and the historians' debate by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

78 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays discuss denial of Germany's Nazi past, the rise of the neoconservative movement in Europe and America, and the welfare state
The postnational constellation : political essays by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

60 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Does a global economy render the traditional nation-state obsolete? Does globalization threaten democratic life, or offer it new forms of expression? What are the implications of globalization for our understanding of politics and of national and cultural identities?" "In the Postnational Constellation, the leading German philosopher and social theorist Jurgen Habermas addresses these and other questions. He explores topics such as the historical and political origins of national identity, the catastrophes and achievement of 'the long twentieth century', the future of democracy in the wake of the era of the nation-state, the moral and political challenges facing the European Union, and the status of global human rights in the ongoing debate on the sources of cultural identity. In their scope, critical insight, and argumentative clarity, the essays in The Postnational Constellation present a powerful vision of the contemporary political scene and of the challenges and opportunities we face in the new millennium."--Jacket
The liberating power of symbols : philosophical essays by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection, Jurgen Habermas engages with a wide range of twentieth-century thinkers. The essays display Habermas's appreciation for various intellectual traditions, his ability to distill the essence of other authors' work, and his outstanding critical powers
On the pragmatics of communication by Jrgen Habermas( Book )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Portuguese and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together Habermas's key writings on language and communication, this text includes classic as well as new material in an introduction to Habermas's formal pragmatics - a vital aspect of his social theory. Written from 1976 to 1996, the essays show the extent to which formal pragmatics underpins Habermas's theory of communicative action. They are presented in chronological order, so that the reader can trace developments and revisions in Habermas's thought. The volume includes a critical discussion of Searle's theory of meaning, and Richard Rorty's neopragmatism. It concludes with Habermas's recent defence of his theory of communicative action, in which he reaffirms his view that interpretative understanding inescapably involves evaluation
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Alternative Names
Chabermas, Jurgen

Chabermas, Jurgen 1929-

Champermas, Giurken 1929-

Champermas, Giurnken 1929-

Champermas, Jrgen

Gabermas, rgen.

Georgius Habermas

Ha bo ma si 1929-

Ha-pei-ma-ssu, Yu-erh-ken

Hābāmasu, J. 1929-

Hābāmasu, Yurugen 1929-


Habeimasi, Youergen 1929-

Habeimasi, Yuergen 1929-


Habermas 1929-

Habermas, J.

Habermas, J. 1929-

Habermas, Jirgen

Habermas, Jirgen 1929-

Habermas, Juergen

Habermas, Juergen 1929-

Habermas, Jrgen

Habermas, Jrgen 1929-

Habermas, Jurhen 1929-

Hberms, Yrgen 1929-

Haberms, Yrgen 1929-

Hābermāss, Jirgens 1929-

Hābirmās, Yūrgan 1929-

Hābirmās, Yūrġīn 1929-

Hābirmāz, Yūrġin 1929-

Habomasi 1929-


Habŏmasŭ, .. 1929-

Habŏmasŭ, Wirŭgen

Habŏmasŭ, Wirŭgen 1929-

Jrgen Habermas Duits filosoof

Jrgen Habermas filosofo, storico e sociologo tedesco

Jrgen Habermas German sociologist and philosopher

Jrgen Habermas německ neomarxistick filosof a sociolog

Jrgen Habermas niemiecki filozof, socjolog i publicysta polityczny

Khabermas, I︠U︡.

Khabermas, I︠U︡. (I︠U︡rgen)

Khabermas, I︠U︡rgen

You er gen Ha bei ma si 1929-

Youergen-Habeimasi 1929-

Yu er gen Ha bei ma si 1929-

Yuergen-Habeimasi 1929-

Γιούργκεν Χάμπερμας

Хабермас, Ю 1929-

Хабермас, Ю. (Юрген), 1929-

Хабермас, Юрген 1929-

Хабермас, Юрген немецкий философ и социолог

Юрген Хабермас

Юрґен Габермас

Јирген Хабермас

הברמאס, יורגן

הברמאס, יורגן 1929-

הברמס, יורגן 1929-

יורגן האברמאס

יורגן הברמס

هابرماس، يورغن، ١٩٢٩-

هابرماس, يورغين 1929-

هابرماس, یورگن 1929-

هابيرماس, يورغين 1929-

هبرماس، 1929-

يورجن هابرماس، 1929-

يورغن هابرماس

يورغن هابرماس، 1929-

يؤرگن هابئرماس

یورگن هابرماس

युर्गेन हाबरमास

ജുർഗെൻ ഹേബർമാസ്

위르겐 하버마스

위르겐하버마스 1929-

하버마스, 위르겐 1929-

ハーバーマス, J

ハーバーマス, ユルゲン

ハーバーマス, ユルゲン 1929-


哈伯瑪斯, 尤爾根 1929-


哈贝马斯, 尤尔根 1929-

尤爾根‧哈伯瑪斯 1929-


尤尔根‧哈贝马斯 1929-

Knowledge and human interestsTheory and practiceBetween facts and norms : contributions to a discourse theory of law and democracyLegitimation crisisOn the logic of the social sciencesCommunication and the evolution of societyMoral consciousness and communicative actionPhilosophical-political profiles