Europe: The Faltering Project

Europe: The Faltering Project


the way forward for Europe and the function it is going to play within the twenty first century are one of the most crucial political questions of our time. The optimism of a decade in the past has now pale however the stakes are greater than ever. the way in which those questions are spoke back could have huge, immense implications not just for all Europeans but additionally for the voters of Europe’s closest and oldest best friend – the united states.

In this new publication, certainly one of Europe’s top intellectuals examines the political choices dealing with Europe this day and descriptions a plan of action for the longer term. Habermas advocates a coverage of slow integration of Europe within which key judgements approximately Europe’s destiny are installed the palms of its peoples, and a ‘bipolar commonality’ of the West during which a extra unified Europe is ready to paintings heavily with the U.S. to construct a extra sturdy and equitable overseas order.

This ebook comprises Habermas’s pictures of 3 long-time philosophical partners, Richard Rorty, Jacques Derrida and Ronald Dworkin. it is usually numerous vital new texts by means of Habermas at the impression of the media at the public sphere, at the enduring value faith in “post-secular” societies, and at the layout of a democratic constitutional order for the emergent international society.

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