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Discourse ethics represents a thrilling new improvement in neo-Kantian ethical idea. William Rehg deals an insightful advent to its advanced theorization by means of its significant proponent, J?rgen Habermas, and demonstrates how discourse ethics permits one to beat the significant criticisms which have been leveled opposed to neo-Kantianism.Addressing either "commun-itarian" critics who argue that universalist conceptions of justice sever ethical deliberation from group traditions, and feminist advocates of the "ethics of care" who tension the ethical importance of taking good care of different contributors, Rehg indicates that discourse ethics combines impartiality with unity. He presents the 1st systematic reconstruction of Habermas's thought and explores its courting to the paintings of such modern philosophers as Charles Taylor. His publication articulates a daring substitute to the cut up among the "right" and the "good" in ethical idea and may tremendously curiosity philosophers, social and criminal students, and political theorists.

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1ht: <:~ordination that comes about through the intended and unintended consequences of actions. This latter mechanism is salient in ma;G~t processes, for example, which rely on the steering medium of money to effect the efficient distribution of goods and services. Of course, economic processes are also normatively regulated. However, the difficulties attending this distinction need not detain us here; I simply 22. " Journal of Philosophy 86 (1989): 6-8, and favored by Jean Cohen, "Discourse Ethics and Civil Society," Philosophy and Social Criticism 14 (1988): 315-337, here p.

6 We cannot address this, however, without delving further into the notion of moral norm and its internal links with items such as needs, interests, and consequences. " III. THE CONTENT OF PRACTICAL ARGUMENTATION: NORMS OF ACTION The standpoint from which Habermas defines social norms is that of social coordination-the classic question of how social order is possibleand thus, at least derivatively, that of potential conflict resolution. '7 In this section I want to argue that this point of departure already contains a certain semantics linking norms to consequences and interests, though not in an unduly consequentialist or utilitarian fashion.

Klaus Gunther, Der Sinn fur Angemessenheit: Anwendungsdiskurse in Moral und Recht (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1988), p. 48 (an English translation of this work is now available under the title The Sense of Appropriateness: Application Discourses in Morality and Law, trans. David Farrell [Albany: SUNY Press, 1993]); for the connection with Mead see TCA 2:92-111. " 40 Theory of Intersubjective Moral Insight A good deal still remains to be explained in the above sketch. Without the introduction of something like nl0ral perspective-taking it would be difficult to distinguish (U) from the strategic considerations underlying marriages of convenience, hardly a palatable result in any moral theory, least of all in a neo-Kantian one.

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