- In this new work Habermas returns to the traditionalphilosophical questions of truth, objectivity and reality.
- Habermas pursues these questions from the perspective of hisown formal pragmatic theory which is based on an analysis of speechacts and language use.
- He asks: How can the idea that our world exists independentlyof our attempts to describe it be reconciled with the insight thatwe can never reach reality without the mediation of language?
- Addresses the limits of philosophy and reassesses the relationbetween theory and practice from a ‘post-Marxist'perspective.
Keywords: Social Philosophy