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Author Wetters, Kirk.

Title The opinion system [electronic resource] : impasses of the public sphere from Hobbes to Habermas / Kirk Wetters.

Published Ashland, Ohio : Fordham University Press, 2008.

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Physical description 1 online resource (xvi, 292 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fama and fatum in Virgil's Aeneid -- Manifestations of the public sphere in Christoph Martin Wieland -- Nomos, Gnomae (the council of war) -- Representation and opinion (Koselleck, Habermas, Derrida) -- Politics and belief (the parable of the sower) -- The opinion system and the re-formation of the individual (Hobbes, Locke, Mendelssohn, Fichte, and Goethe) -- Polystrophon gnoman (Pindar and Hölderlin) -- Lichtenberg's "opinions-system" (Meinungen-system).
Summary This title revises the concept of the public sphere by examining opinion as a foundational concept of modernity. It focuses on interpretive shifts begun in the Enlightenment and cemented by the French Revolution to restore the concept of 'opinion' to a central role in our understanding of the political public sphere.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Public opinion.
Opinion (Philosophy)
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780823235766
0823235769
9780823248247
0823248240
9780823229888
0823229882