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Date: Fri, 5 May 2000 10:47:21 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Re: HAB: Re: Habermas and Buber


Thanks.

--- Eduardo Mendieta <mendietae-AT-usfca.edu> wrote:
> The essay in question is entitled " Communicative Freedom and
> Negative
> Theology" pages 182-198. Matustik and Huntington annottated the
> translated
> in a very thorough and useful way.  It is not on Kierkegaard per
> se, but on
> Michael Theunissen. The essay might be of use because of the way
> Habermas
> approaches Theunissen's work, which then gives you an idea of how
> Habermas
> might then respond to Buber. Theunissen dealt with Buber in his
> work __The
> Other__
> 
> 
> At 03:41 PM 5/4/00 -0700, you wrote:
> >Habermas' essay on kierkegaard, in 
> >
> >Kierkegaard in Post/Modernity (Studies in Continental Thought) 
> >by Martin Joseph Matustik (Editor), Merold Westphal (Editor) 
> >Indiana Univ Pr; ISBN: 0253209676
> >
> >discusses Buber some.  I don't recall the essay title exactly;
> it's
> >near the end of the book. 
> >
> >http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0253209676/qid=957479824/
> >sr=1-60/103-1722532-0537433
> >
> >--- Bill Hord <HORD_B-AT-hccs.cc.tx.us> wrote:
> >> I have been wondering whether Habermas has engaged with Buber or
> >> Buber's 
> >> writings, and if so where he has commented on Buber's work.
> >> 
> >> If I have begun to understand Buber correctly, his conception of
> 
> >> dialogue is not confined to language (I can be in an I-thou
> >> relation 
> >> with a tree, for example), which would be in conflict with
> >> Habermas's 
> >> basic insight regarding the primacy of language.
> >> 
> >> On the other hand, Buber's critique of objective relations
> ("I-it")
> >> from 
> >> the perspective of the I-thou, while yet acknowledging the
> >> necessity of 
> >> those relations, appears to me as one that Habermas might
> >> acknowledge as 
> >> fundamentally right.
> >> 
> >> Thanks.
> >> 
> >> Bill Hord
> >> Houston, TX, USA
> >> 
> >> 
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> >
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