By Jürgen Habermas
Publish 12 months note: First released in 2009
The way forward for Europe and the position it is going to play within the twenty first century are one of the most crucial political questions of our time. The optimism of a decade in the past has now light however the stakes are greater than ever. the best way those questions are responded may have huge, immense implications not just for all Europeans but in addition for the electorate of Europe's closest and oldest best friend - the USA.In this new ebook, one in all Europe's best intellectuals examines the political possible choices dealing with Europe this day and descriptions a plan of action for the longer term. Habermas advocates a coverage of slow integration of Europe within which key judgements approximately Europe's destiny are installed the fingers of its peoples, and a "bipolar commonality" of the West within which a extra unified Europe is ready to paintings heavily with the USA to construct a extra reliable and equitable foreign order.
This booklet comprises Habermas's images of 3 long-time philosophical partners, Richard Rorty, Jacques Derrida and Ronald Dworkin. it is also numerous vital new texts by means of Habermas at the impression of the media at the public sphere, at the enduring significance faith in "post-secular" societies, and at the layout of a democratic constitutional order for the emergent global society.
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