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  1. Situating the Self: Gender, Community, and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics.Seyla Benhabib - 1992 - Routledge.
    Situating the Self is a decisive intervention into debates concerning modernity, postmodernity, ehtics, and the self. It will be of interest to all concerned with critical theory or contemporary ethics.
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    The Claims of Culture: Equality and Diversity in the Global Era.Seyla Benhabib - 2002 - Princeton University Press.
  3. Exile, Statelessness, and Migration: Playing Chess with History From Hannah Arendt to Isaiah Berlin.Seyla Benhabib - 2018 - Princeton University Press.
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    The Rights of Others: Aliens, Residents, and Citizens.Seyla Benhabib - 2004 - Cambridge University Press.
    The Rights of Others examines the boundaries of political community by focusing on political membership - the principles and practices for incorporating aliens and strangers, immigrants and newcomers, refugees and asylum seekers into existing polities. Boundaries define some as members, others as aliens. But when state sovereignty is becoming frayed, and national citizenship is unravelling, definitions of political membership become much less clear. Indeed few issues in world politics today are more important, or more troubling. In her Seeley Lectures, the (...)
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  5. Another Cosmopolitanism.Seyla Benhabib - 2006 - Oxford University Press.
    In these two important lectures, distinguished political philosopher Seyla Benhabib argues that since the UN Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, we have entered a phase of global civil society which is governed by cosmopolitan norms of universal justice--norms which are difficult for some to accept as legitimate since they are sometimes in conflict with democratic ideals. In her first lecture, Benhabib argues that this tension can never be fully resolved, but it can be mitigated through the renegotiation of the (...)
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  6. Women and Moral Theory.Eva Feder Kittay, Carol Gilligan, Annette C. Baier, Michael Stocker, Christina H. Sommers, Kathryn Pyne Addelson, Virginia Held, Thomas E. Hill Jr, Seyla Benhabib, George Sher, Marilyn Friedman, Jonathan Adler, Sara Ruddick, Mary Fainsod, David D. Laitin, Lizbeth Hasse & Sandra Harding - 1989 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
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  7. The Reluctant Modernism of Hannah Arendt.Seyla Benhabib - 2003 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The Reluctant Modernism of Hannah Arendt rereads Arendt's political philosophy in light of newly gained insights into the historico-cultural background of her work.
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  8. Feminism and Foucault: Reflections on Resistance.Irene Diamond, Lee Quinby, Seyla Benhabib & Drucilla Cornell - 1990 - Hypatia 5 (3):118-124.
    This essay is a critical review of two recent collections, Feminism and Foucault: Reflections on Resistance, edited by Irene Diamond and Lee Quinby and Feminism as Critique: On the Politics of Gender, edited by Seyla Benhabib and Drucilla Cornell. While the collections differ in their manner of addressing the critical sources that have inspired them-the former relying upon a single theorist, the latter attempting to move through some of the philosophical history that constitutes our present theoretical terrain-both attempt to think (...)
     
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  9. Democracy and Difference: Contesting the Boundaries of the Political.Seyla Benhabib (ed.) - 1996 - Princeton University Press.
    This volume brings together a group of distinguished thinkers who rearticulate and reconsider the foundations of democratic theory and practice in the light of the politics of identity/difference.
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    Situating the Self: Gender, Community, and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics.Seyla Benhabib - 1992 - Polity.
    Focusing on contemporary debates in moral and political theory, Situating the Self argues that a non-relative ethics, binding on us in virtue of out humanity, is still a philosophically viable project. This intersting new book should be read by all those concerned with the problems of critical theory, the analysis of modernity, and contemporary ethics, as well as students and professionals in philosophy, sociology and political science.
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    Critique, Norm, and Utopia: A Study of the Foundations of Critical Theory.Seyla Benhabib - 1986 - Columbia University Press.
    Displaying an impressive command of complex materials, Seyla Benhabib reconstructs the history of theories from a systematic point of view and examines the origins and transformations of the concept of critique from the works of Hegel to Habermas. Through investigating the model of the philosophy of the subject, she pursues the question of how Hegel´s critiques might be useful for reforumulating the foundations of critical social theory.
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  12. Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange.Seyla Benhabib (ed.) - 1994 - Routledge.
    This unique volume presents a debate between four of the top feminist theorists in the US today, discussing the key questions facing contemporary feminist theory, responding to each other, and distinguishing their views from others.
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  13. Situating the Self: Gender, Community, and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics.Seyla Benhabib & Deanne Bogdan - 1995 - Hypatia 10 (4):130-142.
  14. The Generalised and the Concrete Other.Seyla Benhabib - 1987 - In Eva Feder Kittay & Diana T. Meyers (eds.), Women and Moral Theory. Rowman & Littlefield.
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  15. Feminism As Critique: On the Politics of Gender.Seyla Benhabib & Drucilla Cornell (eds.) - 1987 - University Of Minnesota Press.
     
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  16. Deliberative Rationalality and Models of Democratic Legitimacy.Seyla Benhabib - 1994 - Constellations 1 (1):26-52.
  17. Democratic Exclusions and Democratic Iterations.Seyla Benhabib - 2007 - European Journal of Political Theory 6 (4):445-462.
    In my book, The Rights of Others, I developed a discourse-theoretic approach to questions of political membership in liberal democracies, which include practices of citizenship, as well as of immigration, refuge and asylum. This article revisits five issues in response to various criticisms. How can we justify democratic exclusions? Is there a `right to membership' and how can it be reconciled with the different practices of various constitutional democracies? Is there a distinction between normatively acceptable and normatively problematic restrictions on (...)
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    The Communicative Ethics Controversy.Seyla Benhabib & Fred R. Dallmayr (eds.) - 1990 - MIT Press.
    Fred Dallmayr is Packey Dee Professor of Government at the University of Notre Dame.Contributors: Robert Alexy. Karl-Otto Apel. Seyla Benhabib. Dietrich Bohler. Jurgen Habermas. Otfried Hoffe. KarlHeinz Ilting. Hermann Lubbe.
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  19. International Law and Human Plurality in the Shadow of Totalitarianism: Hannah Arendt and Raphael Lemkin.Seyla Benhabib - 2009 - Constellations 16 (2):331-350.
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    On the Alleged Conflict Between Democracy and International Law.Seyla Benhabib - 2005 - Ethics and International Affairs 19 (1):85-100.
    Benhabib examines one set of cosmopolitan norms determining a German Constitutional Court Case which denied long-term resident aliens voting privileges in local and district-wide elections, illuminating the “paradox of democratic legitimacy.”.
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  21. Hannah Arendt and the Redemptive Power of Narrative.Seyla Benhabib - 1990 - Social Research 57 (1):167-196.
    The article presents information related to Hannah Arendt, who has become one of the most illuminating and certainly one of the most controversial political thinkers of the twentieth century. A tension and a dilemma are at the center of Hannah Arendt's political thought, indicating two formative forces of her spiritual-political identity. Arendt's thinking is decidedly modernist and politically universalist, when she reflects on the political realities of the twentieth century and on the fate of the Jewish people. Hannah Arendt did (...)
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    Another Universalism: On the Unity and Diversity of Human Rights.Seyla Benhabib - 2007 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 81 (2):7 - 32.
  23. Judgment and the Moral Foundations of Politics in Arendt's Thought.Seyla Benhabib - 1988 - Political Theory 16 (1):29-51.
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    Carl Schmitt’s Critique of Kant.Seyla Benhabib - 2012 - Political Theory 40 (6):688-713.
    Carl Schmitt's critique of liberalism has gained increasing influence in the last few decades. This article focuses on Schmitt's analysis of international law in The Nomos of the Earth, in order to uncover the reasons for his appeal as a critic not only of liberalism but of American hegemonic aspirations as well. Schmitt saw the international legal order that developed after World War I, and particularly the "criminalization of aggressive war," as a smokescreen to hide U.S. aspirations to world dominance. (...)
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    Reason‐Giving and Rights‐Bearing: Constructing the Subject of Rights.Seyla Benhabib - 2013 - Constellations 20 (1):38-50.
  26. Political Geographies in a Global World: Arendtian Reflections.Seyla Benhabib - 2002 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 69 (2):539-566.
     
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  27. Transnational Legal Sites and Democracy-Building.Seyla Benhabib - 2013 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 39 (4-5):471-486.
    Until recently the term ‘cosmopolitanism’ was a forgotten concept in the intellectual history of the 18th and 19th centuries. The last two decades have seen a remarkable revival of interest in cosmopolitanism across a wide variety of fields. This article contends that legal developments since the 1948 Declaration of Human Rights and the rise of an ‘international human rights regime’ are at the forefront of a new cosmopolitanism. Yet there is a great deal of skepticism toward such claims on the (...)
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  28. Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem.Seyla Benhabib - 2000 - In Dana Richard Villa (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Hannah Arendt. Cambridge University Press. pp. 65--85.
     
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  29. In The Shadow Of Aristotle And Hegel: Communicative Ethics And Current Controversies In Practical Philosophy.Seyla Benhabib - 1989 - Philosophical Forum 21 (1):1-31.
  30. On Hegel, Women, and Irony.Seyla Benhabib - 2002 - In Genevieve Lloyd (ed.), Feminism and History of Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
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    Insight and Solidarity. A Study in the Discourse Ethics of Jurgen Habermas.Seyla Benhabib & William Rehg - 1996 - Philosophical Review 105 (4):547.
    Despite the foment of the last two decades, philosophical ethics has fallen on hard times. While an increasing number of universalistic moral theories in the Kantian tradition limit themselves to questions of social and political justice, neo-Aristotelian theories of the good, like that of Bernard Williams, question the very possibility and desirability of a philosophical ethics. Viewed against this landscape, the program of discourse or communicative ethics, initiated by Karl Otto-Apel and then developed by Jürgen Habermas, is marked by its (...)
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    The Pariah and Her Shadow.Seyla Benhabib - 1995 - Political Theory 23 (1):5-24.
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    Ethics Without Normativity and Politics Without Historicity On Judith Butler's Parting Ways. Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism.Seyla Benhabib - 2013 - Constellations 20 (1):150-163.
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    I. Judgment and the Moral Foundations of Politics in Arendt's Thought.Seyla Benhabib - 1988 - Political Theory 16 (1):29-51.
  35. Arendt and Adorno : The Elusiveness of the Particular and the Benjaminian Moment.Seyla Benhabib - 2012 - In Lars Rensmann & Samir Gandesha (eds.), Arendt and Adorno: Political and Philosophical Investigations. Stanford University Press.
  36. Feminism and Postmodernism: An Uneasy Alliance.Seyla Benhabib - 1998 - Filosoficky Casopis 46 (5):803-818.
     
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  37. Kantian Questions, Arendtian Answers: Statelessness, Cosmopolitanism, and the Right to Have Rights.Seyla Benhabib - 2004 - In Richard J. Bernstein, Seyla Benhabib & Nancy Fraser (eds.), Pragmatism, Critique, Judgment: Essays for Richard J. MIT Press. pp. 173.
     
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    Unholy Wars.Seyla Benhabib - 2002 - Constellations 9 (1):34-45.
  39. Feminist Theory and Hannah Arendt's Concept of Public Space.Seyla Benhabib - 1993 - History of the Human Sciences 6 (2):97-114.
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    The Pariah and Her Shadow: On the Invisibility of Women in Hannah Arendt's Political Philosophy'.Seyla Benhabib - 1995 - Political Theory 23 (1):5-24.
  41. Human Dignity and Popular Sovereignty in the Mirror of Political Modernity: Some Themes in the German-Jewish Experience.Seyla Benhabib - 2013 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 80 (1):261-292.
     
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  42. The "Logic" of Civil Society: A Reconsideration of Hegel and Marx.Seyla Benhabib - 1981 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 8 (2):151-166.
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    The Return of Political Theology: The Scarf Affair in Comparative Constitutional Perspective in France, Germany and Turkey.Seyla Benhabib - 2010 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 36 (3-4):451-471.
    Increasingly in today’s world we are experiencing intensifying antagonisms around religious and ethno-cultural differences. The confrontation between political Islam and the so-called ‘West’ has replaced the rhetoric of the Cold War against communism. This new constellation has not only challenged the hypothesis that ‘secularization’ inevitably accompanied modernity but has also placed on the agenda political theology as a potent force in many societies. This article analyzes the contemporary revival of political theology by focusing on the headscarf debate in comparative constitutional (...)
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    Citizens, Residents, and Aliens in a Changing World: Political Membership in the Global Era.Seyla Benhabib - 1999 - Social Research 66 (3).
  45. Democracy and Difference: Reflections on the Metapolitics of Lyotard and Derrida.Seyla Benhabib - 1994 - Journal of Political Philosophy 2 (1):1–23.
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    Beyond Interventionism and Indifference.Seyla Benhabib - 2005 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 31 (7):753-771.
    The aim of The Claims of Culture is to reconcile the many discontents of late modern culture with a continuing commitment to liberal democracy. It does so in face of the separation of the value-spheres of ethics and aesthetics, theology and law, brought about by nature and cognitive rationalism. This led Max Weber to warn that a consequent search for the old gods, allied to the longing for their transcendent power, would lead to a retreat from democracy in the form (...)
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    The Right to Justification by Rainer Forst. [REVIEW]Rainer Forst, Matthias Fritsch, Jeffrey Flynn & Seyla Benhabib - 2015 - Political Theory 43 (6):777-837.
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    Hegel’s Ontology and the Theory of Historicity.Herbert Marcuse & Seyla Benhabib - 1987. - Philosophical Review 98 (3):419-420.
  49. Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange.Seyla Benhabib, Judith Butler, Drucilla Cornell & Nancy Fraser - 1994 - Routledge.
    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
     
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    Defending a Cosmopolitanism Without Illusions. Reply to My Critics.Seyla Benhabib - 2014 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 17 (6):697-715.
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