Between Facts and Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy

John Wiley & Sons, 8 oct. 2015 - 636 páginas
This is Habermas's long awaited work on law, democracy and the modern constitutional state in which he develops his own account of the nature of law and democracy.

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Arguably Habermas' most important work, at least among those translated from the German into English. It is also a work of immense learning; one not easily penetrated despite a careful translation ... Leer reseña completa

Review: Between Facts & Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory of Law & Democracy (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)

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Too many long words. Even if he only used the word "hermeneutically" just once that is way too often... Leer reseña completa

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Translators Introduction
The Sociology of Law versus the Philosophy
The System
The Principles
The Indeterminacy of Law and the Rationality
On the Role
Understanding of the Constitutional Court
Civil Society and the Political Public Sphere
Paradigms of
Postscript 1994
Popular Sovereignty as Procedure 1988
Citizenship and National Identity 1990

A Procedural Concept

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Jürgen Habermas is a German philosopher and sociologist in the tradition of critical theory and pragmatism. He is perhaps best known for his theories on communicative rationality and the public sphere. In 2014, Prospect readers chose Habermas as one of their favourites among the "world's leading thinkers".

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