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Cultural-Historical Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1816-5435

ISSN (online): 2224-8935


License: CC BY-NC 4.0

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Jürgen Habermas's Theory of Communicative Rationality and its Applications to Certain Psychological Issues 3059


Shachin S.V.
PhD in Philosophy, Associate professor at the Chair of Philosophy, Murmansk State Humanities University, Murmansk, Russia

This paper aims to provide a systematic description of Jurgen Habermas's theory of communicative rationality, explains its main concepts and refers to several important psychological issues discussed by Habermas, with regard to their place in the general structure of the current theory: decentered worldview development, development of personality as a social being, individualisation.

Keywords: intersubjectivity, mutual understanding, symbolic interactionism, phenomenology, commu nicative action, Frankfurt school of critical theory.

Column: Theory and Methodology

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