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Author Kompridis, Nikolas.

Title Critique and disclosure : critical theory between past and future / Nikolas Kompridis.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 337 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-318) and index.
Summary A provocatively argued call for shifting the emphasis of critical theory from Habermasian "critique," restricted to normative clarification, to "disclosure," a possibility-enhancing approach that draws on and reinterprets ideas of Heidegger.
Contents Preface; Key to Habermas and Heidegger Citations; I What Is Critical Theory For . . .; 1 -- Crisis and Critique; 2 -- The Problem of Beginning Anew; 3 -- Modernity's Relation to Time; 4 -- Renewing the Tradition; 5 -- A Paradigm in Distress; 6 -- Reappropriating the Idea of "World Disclosure"; II Dependent Freedom; 1 -- Disclosure and Intersubjectivity; 2 -- Freedom and Intelligibility; 3 -- Entschlossenheit as Disclosure; 4 -- Recovering the Everyday; 5 -- "To Make Conscious a Murky Reality"; III Another Voice of Reason; 1 -- A New Orientation for the Critique of Reason
2 -- The Metacritique of Disclosure3 -- Invoking the "Other" of Reason; 4 -- The Aestheticizing Strategy; 5 -- The Extraordinary Everyday; 6 -- World-Disclosing Arguments?; 7 -- The Debunking Strategy; 8 -- The Annexing Strategy; 9 -- The Test of Disclosure; IV The Business of Philosophy; 1 -- Philosophy: Overburdened or Shortchanged?; 2 -- Guardian of Rationality? Defender of the Lifeworld?; 3 -- Philosophy's Virtue: Knowing When to Speak; 4 Cultural Authority; 5 -- Philosophy's Kind of Writing; 6 -- Two Kinds of Fallibilism; V Alternative Sources of Normativity; 1 -- Disclosure, Change, and the New
2 -- Receptivity, Not Passivity3 -- Self-Decentering; 4 -- The Possibility-Disclosing Role of Reason; VI . . . in Times of Need?; 1 -- An Aversion to Critique and the Exhaustion of Utopian Energies; 2 -- Disclosure as (Intimate) Critique; 3 -- Critical Theory's Time; 4 -- Suppressed Romanticism (Inheritance without Testament); Notes; Index
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Subject Habermas, Jürgen.
Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976.
Habermas, Jürgen.
Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976.
Criticism (Philosophy)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Kompridis, Nikolas. Critique and disclosure. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006 026211299X 9780262112994 (DLC) 2006046711 (OCoLC)70630574
ISBN 9780262277426 (electronic bk.)
0262277425 (electronic bk.)
1282098446
9781282098442
026211299X (alk. paper)
9780262112994 (alk. paper)