Graduate studies at Western
Journal of Global Ethics 6 (2):153-166 (2011)
|Abstract||Using the example of contemporary Islamic fundamentalism, and especially the writings of Sayyid Qutb, this article raises questions about discourse ethics as a mode of conflict resolution. It appears that discourse ethics is only relevant when all parties have already agreed to settle disputes deliberatively and already share the notions of rational deliberation and individual autonomy. This raises questions not only about the capability of discourse ethics to incorporate a deep plurality of worldviews, but also about its capability to successfully solve disputes. When confronting situations where the willingness to deliberate is absent, discourse ethics is left standing empty handed. This, I argue, is due to both the conceptual distinction between communicative action and strategic action, as well as the abstracted nature of Habermas's discourse ethics|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Abe Zakhem (2008). Stakeholder Management Capability: A Discourse–Theoretical Approach. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 79 (4):395 - 405.
Kenneth MacKendrick (2000). The Moral Imaginary of Discourse Ethics. Critical Horizons 1 (2):247-269.
Dirk Ulrich Gilbert & Andreas Rasche (2007). Discourse Ethics and Social Accountability. Business Ethics Quarterly 17 (2):187-216.
Hugh Baxter (2011). Habermas: The Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy. Stanford Law Books.
David M. Rasmussen & James Swindal (eds.) (2002). Jürgen Habermas. Sage Publications.
H. G. Callaway (1993). Review of Karl-Otto Apel Zur Einfuhrung. [REVIEW] Philosophical Quarterly 43 (170):118-119.
Cristina Lafont (2003). Procedural Justice?: Implications of the Rawls-Habermas Debate for Discourse Ethics. Philosophy and Social Criticism 29 (2):163-181.
Eva Erman (2007). Conflict and Universal Moral Theory: From Reasonableness to Reason-Giving. Political Theory 35 (5):598 - 623.
W. S. K. Cameron (2009). Tapping Habermas's Discourse Theory for Environmental Ethics. Environmental Ethics 31 (4):339-357.
Jean Keller (2008). Dialogue Among Friends: Toward a Discourse Ethic of Interpersonal Relationships. Hypatia 23 (4):pp. 158-181.
Added to index2010-08-16
Total downloads32 ( #43,464 of 739,350 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #61,538 of 739,350 )
How can I increase my downloads?