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Habermas : the discourse theory of law and democracy

Author: Hugh Baxter
Publisher: Stanford, CA : Stanford Law Books, ©2011.
Series: Jurists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a critical analysis of the complex theory of law and democracy developed by celebrated German philosopher and public intellectual Jurgen Habermas.

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Named Person: Jürgen Habermas; Jürgen Habermas; Jürgen Habermas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Baxter
ISBN: 9780804769129 0804769125
OCLC Number: 743022103
Description: 335 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Basic concepts in Habermas's Theory of communicative action --
Habermas's "reconstruction" of modern law --
Discourse theory and the theory and practice of adjudication --
System, lifeworld, and Habermas's "communication theory of society" --
After Between facts and norms : religion in the public square, multiculturalism, and the "postnational constellation."
Series Title: Jurists.
Responsibility: Hugh Baxter.

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"The great merit of Hugh Baxter's book is not just that it assesses Habermas's legal philosophy against the background of his more general social theory but that it provides a sophisticated Read more...

 
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