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The limits of justification: Critique, disclosure and reflexivity

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I argue that Forst’s justification paradigm is less radical than claimed in that it fails to establish an immanent connection between the role of justification as a transcendental principle and as a tool of disclosing, reflexive critique. I maintain that the construal of justification as a trans-historical principle, by definition, shields it from systematic criticism and consequently constrains critique’s capacity for reflexive self-scrutiny. Reflexivity is ignited by disclosure to the degre...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1474885116670294

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Political theory Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
26-46
Publication date:
2016-10-10
Acceptance date:
2016-08-16
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EISSN:
1741-2730
ISSN:
1474-8851
Source identifiers:
640632
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uuid:6a52b9da-9758-4a7b-a308-6902721120cc
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pubs:640632
Deposit date:
2016-08-26

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