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  1. Christopher Zurn, Juergen Habermas.
    an overly long draft of an encyclopedia article forthcoming in History of Continental Thought, Volume 6: Poststructuralism and Critical Theory: The Return of Master Thinkers, ed. Alan D. Schrift (Acumen Press).
     
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  2. Christopher Zurn, Deliberative Democracy and the Institutions of Judicial Review.
    TABLE OF CONTENTS............................................................................................ ....................................................... 2 I. INTRODUCTION........................................................................................ ................................................................... 6..
     
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  3. Christopher Zurn, IX. The Institutions of Constitutional Review II: Horizontal Dispersal and Vertical Empowerment.
    This chapter continues the institutional design process started in the previous, turning to four different types of modification in the system of constitutional review. I consider, in turn, the establishment of self-review panels in the legislative and executive branches of national governments (A), various mechanisms for inter-branch debate and decisional dispersal concerning constitutional elaboration (B), easing constitutional amendability requirements in overly obdurate systems (C), and finally establishing civic constitutional fora as replacements of traditional amendment procedures (D). In each case the (...)
     
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  4. Christopher Zurn, Social Pathologies as Second-Order Disorders.
    Aside from the systematic theory of recognition, Honneth’s work in the last decade has also centered around a less commented-upon theme: the critical social theoretic diagnosis of social pathologies. This paper claims first that his diverse diagnoses of specific social pathologies can be productively united through the conceptual structure evinced by second-order disorders, where there are substantial disconnects, of various kinds, between first-order contents and second-order reflexive understandings of those contents. The second major claim of the paper is that once (...)
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  5. Christopher Zurn, V. Disagreement and the Constitution of Democracy.
    Perhaps we should change our focus from constitutionalized practices of democracy to democratized practices of constitutionalism. Dworkin and Perry both seek to respond to democratic objections to judicial review by relying on a theory of the legitimacy constraints of democracy itself. According to this view, on some matters, legitimate democracy requires getting the right moral answers. Thus democratic processes must be constitutionalized to ensure such right outcomes on fundamental moral matters. To the extent that judges are better positioned to engage (...)
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  6. Christopher F. Zurn (forthcoming). Political Civility: Another Idealistic Illusion. Public Affairs Quarterly.
    This paper argues that political civility is actually an illusionistic ideal and that, as such, realism counsels that we acknowledge both its promise and peril. Political civility is, I will argue, a tension-filled ideal. We have good normative reasons to strive for and encourage more civil political interactions, as they model our acknowledgement of others as equal citizens and facilitate high-quality democratic problem-solving. But we must simultaneously be attuned to civility’s limitations, its possible pernicious side-effects, and its potential for strategic (...)
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  7. Christopher F. Zurn (2014). Bringing Discursive Ideals to Legal Facts On Baxter on Habermas. [REVIEW] Philosophy and Social Criticism 40 (2):195-203.
    In Between Facts and Norms (1992) Habermas set out a theory of law and politics that is linked both to our high normative expectations and to the realities consequent upon the practices and institutions meant to put them into effect. The article discusses Hugh Baxter’s Habermas: The Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy and the drawbacks he finds in Habermas’ theory. It focuses on raising questions about and objections to some of the author’s leading claims.
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  8. Christopher F. Zurn (2012). Misrecognition, Marriage and Derecognition. In Shane O'Neill Nicholas H. Smith (ed.), Recognition Theory as Social Research: Investigating the Dynamics of Social Conflict. Palgrave Macmillan.
    Contemporary recognition theory has developed powerful tools for understanding a variety of social problems through the lens of misrecognition. It has, however, paid somewhat less attention to how to conceive of appropriate responses to misrecognition, usually making the tacit assumption that the proper societal response is adequate or proper affirmative recognition. In this paper I argue that, although affirmative recognition is one potential response to misrecognition, it is not the only such response. In particular, I would like to make the (...)
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  9. Christopher F. Zurn (2012). Review of "Scales of Justice" by Nancy Fraser. Social Theory and Practice 38 (1):165-172.
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  10. Christopher F. Zurn (2012). Scales of Justice. Social Theory and Practice 38 (1):165-172.
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  11. Christopher F. Zurn (2011). Judicial Review, Constitutional Juries and Civic Constitutional Fora: Rights, Democracy and Law. Theoria 58 (127):63-94.
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  12. Christopher F. Zurn (2010). The Logic of Legitimacy: Bootstrapping Paradoxes of Constitutional Democracy. Legal Theory 16 (3):191-227.
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  13. Boudewijn Paul de Bruin & Christopher F. Zurn (eds.) (2009). New Waves in Political Philosophy. Palgrave Macmillan.
  14. Christopher F. Zurn (2008). Book Reviews:Veil Politics in Liberal Democratic States. [REVIEW] Ethics 118 (2):367-371.
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  15. Christopher F. Zurn (2008). Review of Recognition and Power: Axel Honneth and the Tradition of Critical Social Theory Edited by Bert Van den Brink and David Owen. [REVIEW] Constellations 15 (2):271-274.
  16. Christopher F. Zum, Beate RÖSSLER, Iris Marion Young, Christopher F. Zurn & Andreas Wildt (2005). Anerkennung. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 53 (3):377-478.
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  17. Christopher F. Zurn (2005). Anerkennung, Umverteilung und Demokratie Dilemmata in Honneths Kritischer Theorie der Gesellschaft. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 53 (3).
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  18. Christopher F. Zurn (2005). Recognition, Redistribution, and Democracy: Dilemmas of Honneth's Critical Social Theory. European Journal of Philosophy 13 (1):89–126.
    What does social justice require in contemporary societies? What are the requirements of social democracy? Who and where are the individuals and groups that can carry forward agendas for progressive social transformation? What are we to make of the so-called new social movements of the last thirty years? Is identity politics compatible with egalitarianism? Can cultural misrecognition and economic maldistribution be fought simultaneously? What of the heritage of Western Marxism is alive and dead? And how is current critical social theory (...)
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  19. Christopher F. Zurn (2005). Schwerpunkt: Anerkennung. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 53 (3).
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  20. Christopher F. Zurn (2004). Group Balkanization or Societal Homogenization: Is There a Dilemma Between Recognition and Distribution Struggles? Public Affairs Quarterly 18 (2):159-186.
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  21. Christopher F. Zurn (2004). Review of Mitchell Aboulafia (Ed.), Myra Bookman (Ed.), Catherine Kemp (Ed.), Habermas and Pragmatism. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2004 (3).
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  22. Christopher F. Zurn (2003). Arguing Over Participatory Parity. Philosophy Today 47 (5):176-189.
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  23. Christopher F. Zurn (2003). Identity or Status? Struggles Over 'Recognition' in Fraser, Honneth, and Taylor. Constellations 10 (4):519-537.
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  24. Christopher Zurn (2002). Deliberative Democracy and Constitutional Review. Law and Philosophy 21 (4/5):467 - 542.
    For myself it would be most irksome to be ruled by a bevy of Platonic Guardians, even if I knew how to choose them, which I assuredly do not. If they were in charge, I should miss the stimulus of living in a society where I have, at least theoretically, some part in the direction of public affairs. Of course I know how illusory would be the belief that my vote determined anything; but nevertheless when I go to the polls (...)
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  25. Christopher F. Zurn (2002). Perspectives on Habermas (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 40 (2):274-275.
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  26. Keith Burgess‐Jackson, Cheshire Calhoun, Susan Finsen, Chad W. Flanders, Heather J. Gert, Peter G. Heckman, John Kelsay, Michael Lavin, Michelle Y. Little, Lionel K. McPherson, Alfred Nordmann, Kirk Pillow, Ruth J. Sample, Edward D. Sherline, Hans O. Tiefel, Thomas S. Tomlinson, Steven Walt, Patricia H. Werhane, Edward C. Wingebach & Christopher F. Zurn (2001). Book Notes. [REVIEW] Ethics 112 (1):189-201.
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  27. 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.
    Axel Honneth, The Struggle for Recognition: The Moral Grammer of Social Conflicts (reviewed by Christopher Zurn).
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  28. Christopher F. Zurn (1998). James Risser, Hermeneutics and the Voice of the Other: Re-Reading Gadamer's Philosophical Hermeneutics Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 18 (1):57-59.
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  29. Christopher F. Zurn (1997). The Normative Claims of Three Types of Feminist Struggles for Recognition. Philosophy Today 41 (4):73-78.
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  30. Christopher F. Zurn (1996). Review Essay : The Intersubjective Basis of Morality: William Rehg, Insight and Solidarity: The Discourse Ethics of Jürgen Habermas (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. Philosophy and Social Criticism 22 (6):113-126.
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  31. Christopher F. Zurn (1996). Stephen K. White, Ed., The Cambridge Companion to Habermas Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 16 (2):151-153.
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