What is a People? The Frankfurt "Germanists' Assembly" of 1846 and the Self-Understanding of the Humanities in the Vorm?rz.
On the Public Use of History.
Learning from Catastrophe? A Look Back at the Short Twentieth Century.
The Postnational Constellation and the Future of Democracy.
Remarks on Legitimation through Human Rights.
Conceptions of Modernity: A Look Back at Two Traditions.
The Differing Rhythms of Philosophy and Politics: Herbert Marcuse at 100.
An Argument against Cloning: Three Replies.
'The Reader gains a firm appreciation of how Habermas's social theory applies to political realities ... These new books by Habermas will be indispensable for years to come [and will] undoubtedly make provocative reading.' Anthony Elliott, The Australian
'Habermas is that rare mixture of respected scholar and public intellectual. [This book] is one of his most accessible to date ... [it] is an impressive collection of essays on political issues of the day ... More generally, the book contains the thoughts of a great European intellectual of the Left who has not lost his nerve. And for this alone it is worth the money. After the 'debate' in Northern Ireland and the general lack of understanding in some circles, our political class could use a few copies.' Fortnight
2. Addresses the impact of globalization on politics and cultural identity.
3. Accessible to non-specialists, this book is an excellent introduction to Habermas' views.