Philosophy and Rhetoric 44 (3):205-226 (2011)

Abstract
In The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere, Habermas makes the claim that the unprecedented public use of critical reason was an essential constituent of the early modern European (bourgeois) public sphere (1991, 27-28, 105-6, and more generally 1-117). Narrating the history of the particular concept of critical reason that animated the public sphere, Habermas locates its origin in the practical reason (phronesis) of Aristotle but argues that Niccolò Machiavelli and Thomas More had drastically transformed the concept when they substituted for phronesis a practical reason based instead on techne (1973, 42, 50-51). Machiavelli's role was central in this transformation, for he "reduces the practical ..
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.5325/philrhet.44.3.0205
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 69,160
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding.John Locke - 1979 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 169 (2):221-222.
Theory and Practice.Jürgen Habermas & John Viertel - 1975 - Studies in Soviet Thought 15 (4):341-351.

View all 19 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Systematic Interpretation and the Re-Systematization of Law: The Problem, Co-Requisites, a Solution, Use.Ivan L. Padjen - 2020 - International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 33 (1):189-213.
The Prince Against Prudence.Randall Bush - 2015 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 48 (3):241-265.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

The Public Sphere.Jostein Gripsrud (ed.) - 2010 - Sage Publications.
Milestones in the Critique of the Public Sphere: Dewey and Arendt.Codruţa Cuceu - 2011 - Journal for Communication and Culture 1 (2):99-110.
The Impossibility of the Public.Hsin-I. Liu - 2006 - The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 2:119-124.
The 'Public Sphere' and the Problem of 'Information'.D. Beybin Kejanlioğlu - 2007 - The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 6:43-50.
Enlightenment and Freedom.Jonathan Peterson - 2008 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 46 (2):pp. 223-244.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2011-08-28

Total views
76 ( #150,464 of 2,499,305 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #418,195 of 2,499,305 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes