Impure Reason: Dialectic of Enlightenment in Germany

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W. Daniel Wilson, Robert C. Holub
Wayne State University Press, Jan 1, 1993 - Philosophy - 495 pages
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Based on the premise that the modern discourse of enlightenment and its self-critique began in the eighteenth century, Impure Reason provides a fresh look at the controversy through cultural, social, and political history, confronting the often abstract theories of a dialectics of enlightenment with concrete historical studies of the Age of Enlightenment
  

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Contents

Preface
7
On Consensus Theory
13
Jiirgen Habermass
34
Christa Wolfs
65
The Case of Richard Rorty
87
Carsten Zelle Enlightenment or Aesthetics? The Aesthetic Boundary
109
Jochen SchulteSasse Paradoxes in the Narratological Foundation of
126
Art as Social
146
The Underside of
301
Georg Forster on the Difficulties of Diversity
322
Two Worlds in Les
344
The Dialectic
364
Kants Peace
385
Jill Anne Kowalik The Demise of the Funeral Sermon in Eighteenth
407
Johann Salomo Semler
425
HansGerd Winter J M R Lenz as Adherent and Critic of Enlighten
443

Pugh How Enlightened are Schillers Aesthetics?
166
Femininity
203
sexuality in EighteenthCentury German Novels
242
Sexual Difference
278
Karl Philipp Moritz
465
Contributors
485
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