David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Inquiry 45 (4):433 – 446 (2002)
This article presents and discusses Axel Honneth's theory of recognition as a specific constellation, i.e. as a theoretical endeavour spanning over and interrelating positions in the fields of anthropology, social theory, and politics. As essential components in this constellation I discern an anthropology of recognition, a social philosophy of different forms of recognition, a morality of recognition, a theory of democratic ethical life as a social ideal, and a notion of political democracy as an ambitious reflexive form of social cooperation. A tentative attempt is also made to elucidate the motivational history that underlies and animates Honneth's theoretical endeavour and accounts for its specific 'spirit'.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Radu Neculau (2012). Being Oneself in Another: Recognition and the Culturalist Deformation of Identity. Inquiry 55 (2):148-170.
Rauno Huttunen (2012). Hegelians Axel Honneth and Robert Williams on the Development of Human Morality. Studies in Philosophy and Education 31 (4):339-355.
Sveta Roberman (2013). All That is Just Ersatz: The Meaning of Work in the Life of Immigrant Newcomers. Ethos 41 (1):1-23.
Similar books and articles
Bart van Leeuwen (2006). Social Attachments as Conditions for the Condition of the Good Life? A Critique of Will Kymlicka's Moral Monism. Philosophy and Social Criticism 32 (3):401-428.
Kelly Staples (2012). Statelessness and the Politics of Misrecognition. Res Publica 18 (1):93-106.
Jean-Philippe Deranty (2006). Repressed Materiality: Retrieving the Materialism in Axel Honneth's Theory of Recognition. Critical Horizons 7 (1):113-140.
Christopher Zurn (2000). Anthropology and Normativity: A Critique of Axel Honneth's 'Formal Conception of Ethical Life'. Philosophy and Social Criticism 26 (1):115-124.
Bart van Leeuwen (2007). A Formal Recognition of Social Attachments: Expanding Axel Honneth's Theory of Recognition. Inquiry 50 (2):180 – 205.
Jean-Philippe Deranty (2005). The Loss of Nature in Axel Honneth's Social Philosophy. Rereading Mead with Merleau-Ponty. Critical Horizons 6 (1):153-181.
Simon Thompson (2005). Is Redistribution a Form of Recognition? Comments on the Fraser–Honneth Debate. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 8 (1):85-102.
Jordy Rocheleau (2001). Communication, Recognition and Politics. Social Philosophy Today 17:253-263.
Bert van den Brink & David Owen (eds.) (2007). Recognition and Power: Axel Honneth and the Tradition of Critical Social Theory. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads60 ( #27,314 of 1,099,862 )
Recent downloads (6 months)8 ( #33,366 of 1,099,862 )
How can I increase my downloads?