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Modernity, Communicative Action and Reconstruction of Rationality

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Associated with the Frankfurt School, Jurgen Habermas's work focuses on the modern foundations of social theory and epistemology, the analysis of advanced capitalistic societies and democracy, the rule of law in a critical social-evolutionary context, and contemporary politics, particularly German politics. Habermas's theoretical system is devoted to revealing the possibility of reason, emancipation, and rational-critical communication latent in modern institutions and in the human capacity to deliberate and pursue rational interests. Habermas is known for his work on the concept of modernity, particularly with respect to the discussions of rationalization originally set forth by Max Weber. He has been influenced by American pragmatism and action theory. This paper sets out to explore the problems and possibilities of communicative action and the reconstruction of rationality which Habermas claims was lost in postmodern genre.

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Periodical:
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 27)
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177-183
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J. L. Powell, "Modernity, Communicative Action and Reconstruction of Rationality", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 27, pp. 177-183, 2014
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May 2014
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