Recognition and Power: Axel Honneth and the Tradition of Critical Social Theory

Cambridge University Press (2007)
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The topic of recognition has come to occupy a central place in contemporary debates in social and political theory. Rooted in Hegel's work, developed by George Herbert Mead and Charles Taylor, it has been given renewed expression in the recent program for Critical Theory developed by Axel Honneth in his book The Struggle for Recognition. Honneth's research program offers an empirically insightful way of reflecting on emancipatory struggles for greater justice and a powerful theoretical tool for generating a conception of justice and the good that enables the normative evaluation of such struggles
Keywords Critical theory  Recognition (Philosophy  Power (Philosophy
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Call number B809.3.R42 2007
ISBN(s) 0521864453   9780521864459   052118438X
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