Sunday, 15 February 2009

From "Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action"

By Jurgen Habermas.

The certainty with which we put our knowledge of rules into practice does not extend to the truth of proposed reconstructions of presuppositions hypothesized to be general, for we have to put our reconstructions up for discussion in the same way in which the logician or the linguist, for example, presents his theoretical descriptions.

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