Reason and the emancipation of society: a study on Jürgen Habermas and the theory of knowledge in critical theory

Çiğdem, Ahmet


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In this dissertation, I attempt to present a critical dialogue between Immanuel Kant and Martin Heidegger in terms of time. Heidegger sees his own project of the interpretation of Critique of Pure Reason as a retrieval (Wiederholung) of the problem of the ground laying of metaphysics. I do aim at furthering the dialogue first by basing my reading on the way that Heidegger interprets Kant and second by tracing what Heidegger should have thought within the relevant context. In this regard, my project is to pu...
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Barry Allen's criticism of the traditional definition of knowledge seems to share a radical tone with Stephan Vogel's concerns about the customary representation of the causes that lie behind our current environmental problems. Both philosophers voice their complaints about the Cartesian picture of the world and dismiss the core idea behind the notorious duality embedded in that picture. What they propose instead is a monistic perspective positing an artifactual networking. In this paper, I will try to draw...
Freedom in the social context: the positions of Aristotle and Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Aytemir, Nesil; Ceylan, Yasin; Turan, Şeref Halil; Department of Philosophy (2018)
This thesis aims at examining and comparing the concept of freedom in the social context from the viewpoints of Aristotle (384–322 BC) and Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778). In order to do that, Aristotle’s ideas on slavery, the position of women in city-state, freedom of citizens, and democracy are emphasized for his position; and Rousseau’s ideas on state of nature, social contract theory, and ideal education are stressed on for his position. As both Aristotle and Rousseau mainly seek for an ideal system ...
Power, Judgment and Political Evil: In Conversation with Hannah Arendt
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A. Çiğdem, “Reason and the emancipation of society: a study on Jürgen Habermas and the theory of knowledge in critical theory,” Middle East Technical University, 1988.