Noëlle McAfee is a professor of philosophy and the director of the Psychoanalytic Studies Program at Emory University. She has taught and published extensively in the areas of psychoanalysis, political theory, feminist theory, and continental philosophy. Her books include Fear of Breakdown: Politics and Psychoanalysis (Columbia, 2019); Democracy and the Political Unconscious (Columbia, 2008); Julia Kristeva (Routledge, 2003); Habermas, Kristeva, and Citizenship (Cornell, 2000); and the co-edited anthology, Democratizing Deliberation. She is also the co-editor of the Kettering Review and an editor of the feminist section of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
The Public Sphere in Dark Times
Habermas believed, Noëlle McAfee writes, that a robust public sphere has the power to sift through the distortions and lies ......