Skip to content

The End of Progress: Decolonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 0231173245

ISBN-13: 9780231173247

Edition: 2016

Authors: Amy Allen

List price: $35.00
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Rent eBooks
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


While post- and decolonial theorists have thoroughly debunked the idea of historical progress as a Eurocentric, imperialist, and neocolonialist fallacy, many of the most prominent contemporary thinkers associated with the Frankfurt School--Jürgen Habermas, Axel Honneth, and Rainer Forst--have persistently defended ideas of progress, development, and modernity and have even made such ideas central to their normative claims. Can the Frankfurt School's goal of radical social change survive this critique? And what would a decolonized critical theory look like?Amy Allen fractures critical theory from within by dispensing with its progressive reading of history while retaining its notion of…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 304
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English