Part I From Bonn to Berlin.
1 There are Alternatives!.
Part II Interventions.
2 From Power Politics to Cosmopolitan Society.
3 A Sort of Logo of the Free West.
4 The Finger of Blame: The Germans and Their Memorial.
Part III Public Reeprsentation and Cultural Memory.
5 Symbolic Expression and Ritual Behavior: Ernst Cassirer and Arnold Gehlen Revisited.
Part IV Europe in Transition.
6 Euroskepticism, Market Europe, or a Europe of (World) Citizens?.
7 Does Europe need a Constitution?.
Part V A Question of Political Theory.
8 Constitutional Democracy - A Paradoxical Union of Contradictory Principles?.
Part VI American Pragmatism and German Philosophy: Three Reviews.
9 John Dewey, The Quest for Certainty.
10 Richard Rorty, Achieving our Country.
11 Robert Brandom, Making it Explicit.
Part VII Jerusalem, Athens, and Rome.
12 A Conversation about God and The World.
- Written by the most influential philosopher and social thinker in Germany today.
- This new volume will be essential reading for all students and scholars of sociology and politics.
- Habermas brings his formidable powers of insight and his distinctive theoretical approach to bear on the key questions of the modern age.
- Discusses such key issues as Euroscepticism and the European constitution, public representation and cultural memory as well as the changing nature of power and religion in the modern world.