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The Theory of Communicative Action : Volume 2: Lifeword and System: A Critique of Functionalist Reason
by Jurgen Habermas and Thomas McCarthy


Overview - Jurgen Habermas opens volume 2 with a brilliant reinterpretation of Mead and Durkheim and then develops his own approach to society, combining two hitherto competing paradigms, 'system' and 'lifeworld.' The strength of this combination is then demonstrated in a detailed critique of Parsons's theory of social systems.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Jurgen Habermas opens volume 2 with a brilliant reinterpretation of Mead and Durkheim and then develops his own approach to society, combining two hitherto competing paradigms, 'system' and 'lifeworld.' The strength of this combination is then demonstrated in a detailed critique of Parsons's theory of social systems.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780807014011
  • ISBN-10: 080701401X
  • Publisher: Beacon Press
  • Publish Date: March 1985
  • Page Count: 464


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