“Only Connect”: Between Morality and Ethics in Habermas’ Communication Theory
Article first published online: 23 OCT 2007
Volume 17, Issue 4, pages 340–347, November 2007
How to Cite
Aune, J. A. (2007), “Only Connect”: Between Morality and Ethics in Habermas’ Communication Theory. Communication Theory, 17: 340–347. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-2885.2007.00300.x
- Issue published online: 23 OCT 2007
- Article first published online: 23 OCT 2007
Habermas’ recent work on political communication reveals a distrust of persuasion and private judgment. His distinction, however, between ethical and moral questions opens up a space for localized, rhetorical deliberation within a universalized communicative morality.