About the Author
Dieter Freundlieb is Senior Lecturer in The School of Arts, Media and Culture at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. His research interests include theories of interpretation, critical theory, continental and analytic philosophy. He has published widely in these areas, including Dieter Henrich and Contemporary Philosophy: The Return to Subjectivity (Ashgate, 2003). Wayne Hudson is Professor of History and Philosophy in The School of Arts, Media and Culture at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia, and Director of The Asian Governance Program of the Australian Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance. His research interests include German critical theory and philosophy with particular reference to the work of Ernst Bloch, republicanism and citizenship, aesthetics, and postreligious philosophy. He has published widely in these areas, including The Reform of Utopia (Ashgate, 2003), and Civil Society and Asia (with David Schak, Ashgate, 2003). John Rundell is Senior Lecturer and Director of The Ashworth Program for Social Theory at The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His research interests include the modernity debate, problems of human self-images in social theory, and contemporary critical theories. He has published widely in these areas and his publications include Classical Readings in Culture and Civilisation (with Stephen Mennell, Routledge, 1998) He is also an editor of the journals Critical Horizons and Thesis Eleven.