Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor William Outhwaite
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by BJCT, 2017.
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This article addresses the relation between early critical theory (Adorno and Horkheimer), the work of Habermas and that of what can be called a third generation (Honneth, Benhabib, Fraser). It is suggested that, despite the arguments that can be made for the more speculative approach of early critical theory, there were good reasons for Habermas’s departure from it and that more recent critical theory essentially builds on this approach.
Author(s): Outhwaite W
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Berlin Journal of Critical Theory
Print publication date: 01/09/2017
Online publication date: 28/08/2017
Acceptance date: 25/08/2017
Date deposited: 25/08/2017
ISSN (print): 2567-4048
ISSN (electronic): 2567-4056