Books tagged: critical theory

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Understanding Habermas: The Ideal Speech Community
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Philosophy
This essay length guide examines Habermas's theory of the Ideal Speech Community, which is a combination of speech act theory and Kantian moral theory. Topics covered include a brief examination of critical theory and its origins, different types of speech acts and the validity claims they make, the world creation criteria that validate speech acts, and the principle of universalisation.
Critical Essays
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by patternGraphic DigiBooks. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
This is a collection of notes and essays centered around modern critical theories by Homi K. Bhaba, Edward Said, Croce, Leela Gandhi along with some notes to Coleridge.
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 109,960. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System explores the philosophical rationales sustaining morality, law, punishment and the carceral system as part of the globalisation discourse. This is an interdisciplinary study fusing aspects of sociology and psychoanalysis in a philosophical framework to tender a politically-charged critique of contemporary modes of domination and power.
Toward Utopia
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 70,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Essay » Literature
First, the imagined societies described in the texts that Naomi Mercer examines here exhibit characteristics of kyriarchy, which she defines as “the interlocking axes of domination and privilege that determine the nature of relationships and the power differentials that affect them.”