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

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ISBN-10: 0231173253

ISBN-13: 9780231173254

Edition: 2017

Authors: Amy Allen

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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-J#65533;rgen Habermas, Axel Honneth, and Rainer Forst-have 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 progress as a…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English