Inequality/legitimation/Habermas: the structural need for legitimation is particularly precarious in highly cultural societies. Once the organisation of social work is decoupled from kinship, resources can be mobilised more easily and combined more effectively. What now presents itself from a systemic point of view as an integration of society at the level of extended material reproduction means an increase in social inequality from the point of view of social integration.
Worldviews/Habermas: Worldviews must become ideologically effective in this case, because the functions of exploitation and repression are kept as latent as possible.
Inequality/Habermas: the old sources of inequality have by no means dried up, but with them interfere (...) inequalities of another pattern.
A new type of class unspecifically triggered reification effects emerges._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Der philosophische Diskurs der Moderne Frankfurt 1988
Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns Bd. I Frankfurt/M. 1981
Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns Bd. II Frankfurt/M. 1981