Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Honneth on Habermas's "Auch eine Geschichte der Philosophie"

Axel Honneth's critique of Jürgen Habermas's "Auch eine Geschichte der Philosophie" (Suhrkamp, 2019):

"Secular Reason? A Minor Query about a Major Work(New German Critique, vol. 49, no. 2 (2022), pp. 1-14). Free access.

The article originally appeared in "Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie", vol. 69, no. 2 (2021).

Friday, August 12, 2022

New book by Habermas on deliberative democracy

Ein neuer Strukturwandel der Öffentlichkeit und die deliberative Politik

by Jürgen Habermas

(Suhrkamp Verlag, September 2022)

109 pages

Table of Contents [Preview]

1. Vorwort

2. Überlegungen und Hypothesen zu einem erneuten Strukturwandel der politischen Öffentlichkeit (pp. 9-67)

A revised version of an essay originally published in Martin Seeliger & Sebastian Sevignani (eds.), Ein neuer Strukturwandel der Öffentlichkeit? (Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2021), pp. 470-500. English: "Reflections and Hypotheses on a Further Structural Transformation of the Political Public Sphere", Theory, Culture & Society, vol. 39, no. 4 (2022), pp. 145-171.

3. Deliberative Demokratie. Ein Interview (pp. 69-87)

An abridged version of "Interview with Jürgen Habermas", in: André Bächtiger, John S. Dryzek, Jane Mansbridge & Mark E. Warren (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018) pp. 871-882.

4. Was heißt "deliberative Demokratie"? Einwände und Missverständnisse (pp. 89-109)

A revised version of "Foreword", in: Emilie Prattico (ed.), Habermas and the Crisis of Democracy. Interviews with Leading Thinkers (London: Routledge, 2022), pp. xiii-xix.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Rawls and the Social Bases of Political Theory

The new issue of "Analyse & Kritik" (vol. 44. no. 1, 2022) features articles on the social bases of political theory:

* Katrina ForresterLiberalism and Social Theory after John Rawls [PDF]

* Joel Isaac - Durkheimian Thoughts on "In the Shadow of Justice" [Abstract]

* Steven Lukes - Capitalism, Justice, and the Boundaries of Liberalism [Abstract]

* William Clare Roberts - Whose Realism? Which Legitimacy? Ideologies of Domination and Post-Rawlsian Political Theory [Abstract]

* Brad Baranowski - How to Do Things with Justice: Professor Rawls, 1962–1971 [Abstract]

* Bruce Kuklick - John Rawls and R. M. Hare: A Study of Canonization [Abstract]

Thanks to David A. Reidy for the pointer!

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Vittorio Hösle on Habermas's "Auch eine Geschichte der Philosophie" (video)

From a session at the Catholic Academy in Berlin in June 2022: A lecture by Professor Vittorio Hösle on Jürgen Habermas's "Auch eine Geschichte der Philosophie" (Suhrkamp Verlag, 2019):

* Lecture by Professor Vittorio Hösle (Notre Dame University): "Postmetaphysisch, Postsäkular? Jürgen Habermas über Glauben und Wissen[36 minutes]

[See also Hösle's extensive review of Habermas's book in "Philosophische Rundschau"]

* Comments by Professor Thomas M. Schmidt (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main) [12 minutes]

* Comments by Professor Gesine Schwan (Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform, Berlin) [16 minutes]