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    Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action.David M. Rasmussen, Jurgen Habermas, Christian Lenhardt & Shierry Weber Nicholsen - 1993 - Philosophical Quarterly 43 (173):571.
    This long-awaited book sets out the implications of Habermas's theory of communicative action for moral theory. "Discourse ethics" attempts to reconstruct a moral point of view from which normative claims can be impartially judged. The theory of justice it develops replaces Kant's categorical imperative with a procedure of justification based on reasoned agreement among participants in practical discourse.Habermas connects communicative ethics to the theory of social action via an examination of research in the social psychology of moral and interpersonal development. (...)
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    Notes to Literature.Theodor W. Adorno, Rolf Tiedemann & Shierry Weber Nicholsen - 1995 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 53 (3):334-336.
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  3. Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action. Studies in Contemporary German Thought.Jürgen Habermas, Christian Lenhardt & Shierry Weber Nicholsen - 1995 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 9 (1):74-77.
     
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  4. The Love of Nature and the End of the World the Unspoken Dimensions of Environmental Concern.Shierry Weber Nicholsen - 2002
     
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    Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action.Christian Lenhardt, Shierry Weber Nicholsen & Thomas Mccarthy - 1992 - Philosophical Review 101 (4):924-926.
    This long-awaited book sets out the implications of Habermas's theory of communicative action for moral theory. "Discourse ethics" attempts to reconstruct a moral point of view from which normative claims can be impartially judged. The theory of justice it develops replaces Kant's categorical imperative with a procedure of justification based on reasoned agreement among participants in practical discourse.Habermas connects communicative ethics to the theory of social action via an examination of research in the social psychology of moral and interpersonal development. (...)
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    Adorno in Postmodern Perspective.Shierry Weber Nicholsen, Fredric Jameson & Late Marxism - 1993 - Thesis Eleven 34 (1):178-185.
    Adorno's rehearsal of the modernist problematic of representation is be lated enough to include a matter of crucial interest for us today ... and this is a reflection on and a thematization of the passing of the modern itself, the reasons for its obliteration, and some dawning apprehension of an intellectual landscape in which the negative, or "critical theory", will have definitely become a thing of the past.
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    Exact Imagination, Late Work. On Adorno's Aesthetics.Shierry Weber Nicholsen - 1997 - MIT Press.
    The five interlocked essays, based on material from Adorno's "aesthetic writings," take up such issues as subjective aesthetic experience, the historicity of ...
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    On the Logic of the Social Sciences.Shierry Weber Nicholsen & Jerry A. Stark - 1991 - Ethics 101 (2):413-415.
    For two decades the German edition of this book has been a standard reference point for students of the philosophy of the social sciences in Germany. Today it still stands as a unique and masterful guide to the major problems and possibilities in this field.On the Logic of the Social Sciences foreshadowed the direction in which methodological discussions have traveled since it appeared and anticipated the problems they presently face. Habermas's statement of the principal issues is concise and elegant, and (...)
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  9. Hegel: Three Studies.Shierry Weber Nicholsen (ed.) - 1994 - MIT Press.
    This short masterwork in twentieth-century philosophy provides both a major reinterpretation of Hegel and insight into the evolution of Adorno's critical theory. The first study focuses on the relationship of reason, the individual, and society in Hegel, defending him against the criticism that he was merely an apologist for bourgeois society. The second study examines the experiential content of Hegel's idealism, considering the notion of experience in relation to immediacy, empirical reality, science, and society. The third study, "Skoteinos," is an (...)
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  10. Prisms.Shierry Weber Nicholsen & Samuel Weber (eds.) - 1983 - MIT Press.
    Prisms, essays in cultural criticism and society, is the work of a critic and scholar who has had a marked influence on contemporary American and German thought. It displays the unusual combination of intellectual depth, scope, and philosophical rigor that Adorno was able to bring to his subjects, whether he was writing about astrology columns in Los Angeles newspapers, the special problems of German academics immigrating to the United States during the Nazi years, or Hegel's influence on Marx.In these essays, (...)
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    The New Conservatism: Cultural Criticism and the Historians' Debate.Shierry Weber Nicholsen (ed.) - 1991 - MIT Press.
    Jürgen Habermas is well known for his scholarly works on the theoretical foundations of the human sciences. The New Conservatism brings to light another side of Habermas's talents, showing him as an incisive commentator on a wide range of contemporary themes.The 1980s have been a crucial decade in the political life of the Federal Republic of Germany. The transformations that accompanied a shift from 13 years of Social Democratic rule to government by the conservative Christian Democrats are captured in this (...)
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