Ideals and Illusions: On Reconstruction and Deconstruction in Contemporary Critical Theory - MIT Press (Paperback)Thomas McCarthy (author)
Paperback 264 Pages / Published: 02/03/1993
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These lucid studies of Derrida, Foucault, Habermas, and Rorty analyze major contributions to recent critical theory and forge a distinct position in the current philosophical debate.
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
The discussions... are a model of clarity and relevance. Indeed, this book is an instant must on reading lists devoted to any of the four major contemporary thinkers. In each case, the exposition of a difficult thinker is handled with great skill, and the criticisms advanced get to the very heart of what is problematic in their work. -Charles Taylor, Ethics
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