Rare first edition of Habermas' first major work: The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere; signed by Him
Politica: Strukturwandel der Öffentlichkeit. Untersuchungen zu einer Kategorie der bürgerlichen Gesellschaft. [The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into a category of Bourgeois Society].
Item Number: 92498
Neuwied-Berlin: Hermann Luchterhand Verlag, 1962.
Rare first German edition of Jürgen Habermas’ first major work. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. Signed by Jürgen Habermas on the half-title page. In near fine condition with light rubbing and wear.
German sociologist and philosopher Jürgen Habermas' first major work, The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere, remains an important contribution to the modern understanding of democracy and is widely credited for creating the discipline of media studies. Since publication, the work has been reprinted and translated many times and has become enormously influential for scholars of political science, rhetoric, and intellectual historians.