"Towards Reconciling Two Heroes: Habermas and Hegel"
(Published in "Argumenta: The Journal of the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy", 2015)
"I describe my engagement with Habermas’s ideas, and sketch way of reading of
Hegel that I take to be consonant with the deepest lessons I have learned from
Habermas. I read Hegel as having a social, linguistic theory of normativity, and
an exclusively retrospective conception of progress and the sense in which history
exhibits teleological normativity."