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According to these movements, the individual was empirically cognizable, not “society” itself. Add to this that within the modern philosophical project more broadly there was a fevered attack on the notion of ontology and metaphysics. Ever since Kant, the mainstream tenets of the western philosophical tradition has labored under a bias against metaphysics and against ontology. This should be of little surprise since the critique of metaphysics that Kant provided was constructed in opposition to the early- and pre-modern concerns with the transcendental metaphysics and being.
J. THOMPSON many of the basic assumptions and value-patterns that underwrite the basis of moral cognition as well as the semantic basis of communication. Epistemic reasons are not sufficient to defend rational agency against the pressures of reification. Hence, what we can call a problem of epistemic refraction takes hold once we see that concrete forms of social power have the capacity to shape the presuppositional categories of thought that will serve as the formal foundation for communicative forms of reason.
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