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'Radicalising' the public sphere : from Habermas to Adorno

Rakuita, Ratu Nawi


Jurgen Habermas's theory of communicative action continues to animate discussions on the nature of democracy in contemporary societies. Indeed there has been rarely a work of serious scholarship about the evolution of modern society that is not informed by the writings of this German philosopher. Yet there is a growing realisation that the evolution of contemporary societies has been accompanied by fundamental changes that have exerted strains on the relevance of Habermas's political...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5153380cf4e
Access Rights: Open Access


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