Habermas and After: Recent Trends in German Critical Theory

New School for Social Research: Politics

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Habermas and After

Spring 2019

Taught By: Hubertus Buchstein

Section: A

CRN: 7241

Credits: 3

In this class we will draw a long line from Jürgen Habermas’ Theory of Communicative Action to the current work of Critical Theorists in Germany. In our discussions in class we will put special emphasis on the potential contributions of the different approaches to recent political science, focussed on the relation between capitalism and democracy. We will read and debate texts from Jürgen Habermas, Claus Offe, Axel Honneth, Rahel Jaeggi, Hubertus Buchstein, Robin Celikates, and Hartmut Rosa.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Politics (GPOL)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Tutorial (J)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:01pm 5/26/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 12:00pm - 1:50pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 716

Date Range: 1/22/2019 - 5/7/2019