Yoshie Furuhashi wrote:
> In other
> words, Habermas's "ideal speech situation" and "lifeworld" are dialectical
> twins (individualism and organicism) that exist to obscure the primary &
> secondary contradictions of the bourgeois civil society: class, gender,
> race, and so on.
This relationship between individualism and organicism (even specialized versions of organicism, as in organic conceptions of poems) is something I've been convinced of for a quarter of a century but have never quite been able to explicate to my own satisfaction. You are probably right in labelling them as dialectical twins -- but I'd like to see this claim worked out in more detail than I've ever been able to.
Daniel is a schmuck. Steve Philion is correct -- Daniel is the Buffalo. I tried to read his reply to Michael and gave up and deleted it after about three sentences.