Re-envisioning critical theory: Amy Allen's The politics of our selves

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Kompridis, Nikolas. (2014). Re-envisioning critical theory: Amy Allen's The politics of our selves. Critical Horizons. 15(1), pp. 1 - 13. https://doi.org/10.1179/1440991713Z.00000000024
AuthorsKompridis, Nikolas
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In this paper I question Amy Allen’s reliance on a Habermasian model of critique and normativity, beyond which her own work points. I emphasize those places in Allen’s book, The Power of Our Selves, where she could set out on a different path, more consistent with the implications of her critique of Habermas, and more congenial with my own reformulation of the project of critical theory (after Habermas).

Keywordscritique; normativity; power; the new
Year2014
JournalCritical Horizons
Journal citation15 (1), pp. 1 - 13
ISSN1440-9917
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1179/1440991713Z.00000000024
Page range1 - 13
Research GroupInstitute for Social Justice
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