Books of Interest: Habermas And the Unfinished Project of Modernity: Critical Essays on The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity & The Time of Our Lives: A Critical History of Temporality


Just finished Chapter 4, titled ‘Splitting the Difference: Habermas’s Critique of Derrida’ by David Couzens Hoy, in this collection of essays. Clarity, insights and beautifully written. I’ve read his The Time of Our Lives : A Critical History of Temporality and found it of equal merit.




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