Systematic Issues in Critical Theory

Understanding Power, Oppression, Ideology and Reification

The History of Critical Theory

From Marx to Contemporary Accounts

The Philosophy of Informational Privacy

The Ethics and Politics of Mass Surveillance

Recent Publications

The chapter contextualizes Lukács's “Ontology of Social Being” within social ontological debates. It identifies two …

This chapter pursues three aims: First, I propose three different roles that hope can play in political philosophy - one instrumental, …

Wie lässt sich der Bereich des Privaten heute genau beschreiben? Welchen Wert besitzt Privatheit in digitalisierten Gesellschaften für …

This article argues that Habermas takes up the commitment of critical theories explicitly on a methodological level, in how he relates …


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