The End of Progress: Decolonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory (New Directions in Critical Theory)

The End of Progress: Decolonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory (New Directions in Critical Theory)


While publish- and decolonial theorists have completely debunked the belief of ancient growth as a Eurocentric, imperialist, and neocolonialist fallacy, some of the such a lot sought after modern thinkers linked to the Frankfurt School―Jürgen Habermas, Axel Honneth, and Rainer Forst―have defended rules of growth, improvement, and modernity and feature even made such principles significant to their normative claims. Can the Frankfurt School's objective of radical social switch live on this critique? And what could a decolonized severe idea glance like?

Amy Allen fractures severe conception from inside of by way of allotting with its revolutionary analyzing of heritage whereas holding its thought of growth as a political significant, so eloquently defended by means of Adorno. severe conception, in response to Allen, is the simplest source we've got for reaching emancipatory social targets. In reimagining a decolonized severe concept after the top of development, she rescues it from oblivion and offers it a future.

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