Archive for September, 2008

Habermas & Sartre on silence

“In this situation, silence would be a false response: the person who is addressed and remains silent, clothes himself in an aura of indeterminate significances and imposes silence. For this, Heidegger is one example . . . . Because of this authoritarian character Sartre rightly called silence ‘reactionary’.” SOURCE: Habermas, Jurgen. “Transcendence from Within, Transcendence […]