The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity: Twelve Lectures

  title={The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity: Twelve Lectures},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Habermas},
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… 
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