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Introduction and Overview

Kirk Wetters

in The Opinion System

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780823229888
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235766 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823229888.003.0001
Introduction and Overview

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This introductory chapter discusses the origins of private and public opinion and the views of Jürgen Habermas on sociological tradition (with focus on his work The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere). It also presents chapter overviews and summary of central arguments.

Keywords: private opinion; public opinion; sociological tradition; Jürgen Habermas

Chapter.  5851 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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