David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Critical Horizons 6 (1):137-152 (2005)
This paper asks whether or not normative political philosophy can face the challenge of the critique of the political. This question is addressed to theories of justice in general, but this paper considers Habermas' position in particular. It advances the thesis that the main theoretical and political problem of theories of justice is that they have not really taken the abolitionist dimension of the concept of justice into account. As a consequence, they run the risk of reproducing in themselves the political abstraction that they should criticise.
|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
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Simon Susen (2011). Remarks on the Concept of Critique in Habermasian Thought. Journal of Global Ethics 6 (2):103-126.
Terence Ball (1985). The Incoherence of Intergenerational Justice. Inquiry 28 (1-4):321 – 337.
Keith M. Dowding, Robert E. Goodin, Carole Pateman & Brian Barry (eds.) (2004). Justice and Democracy: Essays for Brian Barry. Cambridge University Press.
Rainer Forst (2011). The Right to Justification: Elements of a Constructivist Theory of Justice. Columbia University Press.
Roger S. Foster (1999). Strategies of Justice: The Project of Philosophy in Lyotard and Habermas. Philosophy and Social Criticism 25 (2):87-113.
Alessandro Ferrara (1999). Justice and Judgment: The Rise and the Prospect of the Judgment Model in Contemporary Political Philosophy. Sage.
Hennie Lötter (1999). Rawls, Young, and the Scope of Justice. Theoria 46 (94):90-107.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads44 ( #54,663 of 1,696,645 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #186,887 of 1,696,645 )
How can I increase my downloads?