Politics and Modernity
provides a critical review of the key interface of contemporary political theory and social theory about the questions of modernity and postmodernity.
Review essays offer a broad-ranging assessment of the issues at stake in current debates. Among the works reviewed are those of William Connolly, Anthony Giddens, J[um]urgen Habermas, Alasdair MacIntyre, Richard Rorty, Charles Taylor and Roy Bhaskar. As well as reviewing the contemporary literature, the contributors assess the historical roots of current problems in the works of Nietzsche and Max Weber.