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              Perversion and Utopia: A Study in Psychoanalysis and Critical Theory
               

              Perversion and Utopia: A Study in Psychoanalysis and Critical Theory (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Whitebook, Joel

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              In this challenge to the postmodern critiques of psychoanalysis, Joel Whitebook argues for a reintegration of Freud's uncompromising investigation of the unconscious with the political and philosophical insights of critical theory.

              ISBN 9780262731171
              Released NZ 15 Feb 1997
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought
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              Critique and Power: Recasting the Foucault/Habermas Debate
               

              Critique and Power: Recasting the Foucault/Habermas Debate (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Kelly, Michael

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              Which paradigm of critique - Foucault's or Habermas's - is philosophically and practically superior, with regard to the nature and role of power in contemporary society? This collection seeks to address this question in relation to the ethical, political and social theory of the ...1970s-1990s.
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              ISBN 9780262610933
              Released NZ 15 Apr 1994
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
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              Self-Consciousness and Self-Determination
               

              Self-Consciousness and Self-Determination (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Tugendhat, Ernst; Translated by Stern, Paul

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              Ernst Tugendhat's study is a unique synthesis of the contemporary, Anglo-American philosophical approach with an abiding concern for classical philosophical problems.

              ISBN 9780262700382
              Released NZ 15 Nov 1989
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
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              Theory and Politics: Studies in the Development of Critical Theory

              Theory and Politics: Studies in the Development of Critical Theory (Hardback)

              By Dubiel, Helmut; Translated by Gregg, Benjamin; Foreword by Jay, Martin

              This important study of the relationship between historical developments and the work of the scholars associated with the Frankfurt Institute for Social Research yields fascinating insights into the actual workings of the Institute and the relationships among its members.

              ISBN 9780262040808
              Released NZ 15 Jun 1985
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
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              Civil Society and Political Theory

              Civil Society and Political Theory (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Cohen, Jean L.; Arato, Andrew

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              A contribution to contemporary political theory in which the authors argue that the concept of civil society articulates a contested terrain in the West that could become a primary locus for the expansion of democracy and rights.

              ISBN 9780262531214
              Released NZ 15 Mar 1994
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
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              The Semblance of Subjectivity: Essays in Adorno's Aesthetic Theory
               

              The Semblance of Subjectivity: Essays in Adorno's Aesthetic Theory (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              Edited by Huhn, Tom; Introduction by Zuidervaart, Lambert

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              The essays in this volume are organized around twin themes of semblance and subjectivity. In the text, the concept of semblance points to Adorno's links with Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud, while the concept of subjectivity recalls his struggle with a philosophy stemming from Kant, H...egel and Lukacs.
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              ISBN 9780262581769
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1999
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              G. H. Mead: A Contemporary Re-Examination of His Thought
               

              G. H. Mead: A Contemporary Re-Examination of His Thought (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Joas, Hans

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              The work of American pragmatist George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) had a strong influence in fields ranging from metaphysics and ethics to sociology and social psychology. In this book, the author interweaves Mead's political and intellectual biography with the development of his th...eories.
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              ISBN 9780262600293
              Released NZ 15 Aug 1997
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              Futures Past: On the Semantics of Historical Time
               

              Futures Past: On the Semantics of Historical Time (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Reprinted edition)

              By Koselleck, Reinhart; Translated by Tribe, Keith

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              In these fifteen essays, one Of Germany's most distinguished philosophers of history invokes an extraordinary array of witnesses and texts to explore the concept of historical time.

              ISBN 9780262610681
              Released NZ 15 Jul 1990
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
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              Exact Imagination, Late Work: On Adorno's Aesthetics
               

              Exact Imagination, Late Work: On Adorno's Aesthetics (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Nicholsen, Shierry Weber

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              The five interlocked essays in this text, based on material from Adorno's aesthetic writings , take up such issues as subjective aesthetic experience, the historicity of artworks, Adorno's conception of language, and the relation between the artwork, aesthetic experience, and phi...losophy.
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              ISBN 9780262640404
              Released NZ 15 Sep 1999
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
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              Public Deliberation: Pluralism, Complexity, and Democracy
               

              Public Deliberation: Pluralism, Complexity, and Democracy (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Bohman, James

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              The question of creating a vital and inclusive pluralistic democracy is considered in this text. It offers an answer by showing how democratic theory and democratic practice can be remade to face new challenges, even in the face of increasing inequality and social complexity.

              ISBN 9780262522786
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2000
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