The Theory of Communicative Action

book by Jürgen Habermas

The Theory of Communicative Action (German: Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns) is a book by Jürgen Habermas.[1]

It continues his project set out in On the Logic of the Social Sciences of finding a way to "ground the social sciences in a theory of language".[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Habermas, Jürgen 1984 [1981]. Theory of Communicative Action. Volume One: Reason and the Rationalization of Society. Translated by Thomas A. McCarthy. Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press. ISBN 978-0-8070-1507-0
  2. Habermas, Jürgen 1988 [1970]. On the Logic of the Social Sciences. Translated by Shierry Weber Nicholson and Jerry A. Stark. Introduction by Thomas A. McCarthy. Cambridge, Mass. The MIT Press. ISBN 0262581043