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Introduction Modernity, politics and Max Weber One-sided rationalization: Habermas on modernity, discourse and emancipation Critiquing Habermas: intersubjectivity, ethics and norm-free sociality The burden of our times: Arendt on modern oblivion and the promise of politics Judging Arendt: citizenship, action and the scope of politics The new dark age: MacIntyre on bureaucratic individualism and the hope for an ethical polity Engaging MacIntyre: flourishing, modernity and political struggle Closing reflections: ethics, politics and strategy in the present.