Books tagged: critical theory

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Understanding Habermas: The Ideal Speech Community
By Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Sangeeta Dash
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by patternGraphic DigiBooks. Category: Essay
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
By Meinrad Calleja
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 109,960. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction
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.