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The Science Wars, Ecology, and the Left

Dana Phillips

in The Truth of Ecology: Nature, Culture, Literature in America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195137699
eISBN:
9780199787937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137699.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the academy, the so-called Science Wars of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s were waged largely by those on the left who were interested in the theories and findings of the several disciplines in which ... More


Force of God: Political Theology and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy

Carl Raschke

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173841
eISBN:
9780231539623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173841.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

For theorists in search of a political theology that is more responsive to the challenges now facing Western democracies, this book tenders a new political economy anchored in a theory of value. The ... More


Sustainable Critique and Critical IR Theory: Against Emancipation

Daniel J. Levine

in Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916061
eISBN:
9780199980246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916061.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How does sustainable critique differ from other appropriations of Frankfurt school social theory—the focus of “third” and “fourth” debate—into IR? The answer lies in differentiating the work of ... More


Critical Theory: Political Judgment as Ideologiekritik

Albena Azmanova

in The Scandal of Reason: A Critical Theory of Political Judgment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153805
eISBN:
9780231527286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153805.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Critical Theory offers a propitious starting point for the articulation of the components of a theory of critical political judgment—one that is both politically realistic and normatively rigorous. ... More


The Critical Theory of the Frankfurt School and the Theory of Recognition: Dialogue with Olivier Voirol

Axel Honneth

in Politics of Culture and the Spirit of Critique: Dialogues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151870
eISBN:
9780231526364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151870.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter presents a dialogue with Axel Honneth, professor of philosophy at the Frankfurt School and director of the Institute for Social Research, regarding the status of Critical Theory as a ... More


Legal Theory and Language

Christopher Hutton

in Language, Meaning and the Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633500
eISBN:
9780748671489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633500.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter offers a brief introduction to topics and approaches in legal theory and language. It offers a critical summary of the differences between natural law and legal positivism, describes in ... More


Suffering Injustice: Misrecognition as Moral Injury in Critical Theory

J. M. Bernstein

in Language Without Soil: Adorno and Late Philosophical Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231263
eISBN:
9780823235360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231263.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter considers the problem of misrecognition as a source of moral injury in Theodor W. Adorno and in the project of Critical Theory. The chapter begins by reprising ... More


Philosophical Liberalism and Critical Theory in Dispute

Albena Azmanova

in The Scandal of Reason: A Critical Theory of Political Judgment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153805
eISBN:
9780231527286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153805.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter first discusses the communicative turn that Rawls and Habermas have undertaken, respectively, in Philosophical Liberalism and Critical Theory, prompted by efforts to resolve the judgment ... More


Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism: Lessons from John Dewey

Larry A. Hickman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228416
eISBN:
9780823235544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228416.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

The author presents John Dewey as very much at home in the busy mix of contemporary philosophy — as a thinker whose work now, more than fifty years after his death, still furnishes ... More


From Critique of Power to a Critical Theory of Judgment

Albena Azmanova

in The Scandal of Reason: A Critical Theory of Political Judgment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153805
eISBN:
9780231527286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153805.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter lays out a larger analytical framework that accommodates a model of political judgment able to combine normative rigor with political cogency. It outlines the key dimensions of this ... More


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