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  • Reificationby Axel Honneth

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 20.99

    List of Contributors. Introduction. Martin Jay. Reification and Recognition: A New Look at an Old Idea. Axel Honneth. Comments. Judith Butler. Raymond Geuss. Jonathan Lear. Rejoinder. Axel Honneth. Index more...

  • Freedom's Rightby Axel Honneth

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Theories of justice often fixate on purely normative, abstract principles unrelated to real-world applications. The philosopher and theorist Axel Honneth addresses this disconnect, constructing a theory of justice derived from the normative claims of Western liberal-democratic societies and anchored in the law and institutionally established practices... more...

  • Freedom's Rightby Axel Honneth

    Wiley 2014; US$ 90.00

    The theory of justice is one of the most intensely debated areas of contemporary philosophy. Most theories of justice, however, have only attained their high level of justification at great cost. By focusing on purely normative, abstract principles, they become detached from the sphere that constitutes their “field of application” -... more...

  • Disrespectby Axel Honneth

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    Over the last decade, Axel Honneth has established himself as one of the leading social and political philosophers in the world today. Rooted in the tradition of critical theory, his writings have been central to the revitalization of critical theory and have become increasingly influential. His theory of recognition has gained worldwide attention... more...

  • The I in Weby Axel Honneth

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    In this volume Axel Honneth deepens and develops his highly influential theory of recognition, showing how it enables us both to rethink the concept of justice and to offer a compelling account of the relationship between social reproduction and individual identity formation. Drawing on his reassessment of Hegel’s practical philosophy, Honneth... more...

  • The Struggle for Recognitionby Axel Honneth

    Wiley 2015; US$ 79.95

    In this book Axel Honneth re-examines arguments put forward by Hegel and claims that the 'struggle for recognition' should be at the centre of social conflicts. more...

  • Kritik als soziale Praxisby Robin Celikates; Axel Honneth

    Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 22.75

    Mit dem Spannungsverhältnis zwischen der »naiven« Sicht gewöhnlicher Akteure und der theoretischen Perspektive von Experten behandelt das Buch eine der methodologischen Grundfragen der kritischen Gesellschaftstheorie. Unter Rückgriff auf die Ansätze von Pierre Bourdieu und Luc Boltanski wird ein nicht-paternalistisches Verständnis kritischer Theorie... more...

  • Die Naturalisierung der Ungleichheitby Axel Honneth; Jessé Souza

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    Die vorliegende Studie von Jessé Souza, ursprünglich als Habilitationsschrift für die Universität Flensburg geschrieben, stellt den anspruchsvollen Versuch dar, die Idee der peripheren Ungleichheit zu kritisieren, indem sie als Bestandteil des klassischen, längst überfälligen Modernisierungsparadigmas präsentiert wird. Nach dem klassischem Erklärungsschema... more...

  • An den Grenzen unserer Lebensformby Andreas Kuhlmann; Axel Honneth

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 23.34

    Für die politischen und ethischen Probleme, die der medizinische und technologische Fortschritt aufwirft, gibt es keine Patentrezepte. Andreas Kuhlmann verbindet seine Reflexionen über Fortpflanzungsmedizin und Sterbehilfe mit grundlegenden Fragen der menschlichen Existenz: Es geht ihm um eine Haltung, die auch den Herausforderungen an den Grenzen... more...

  • Pathologies of Reasonby Axel Honneth; James Ingram

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    Axel Honneth has been instrumental in advancing the work of the Frankfurt School of critical theorists, rebuilding their effort to combine radical social and political analysis with rigorous philosophical inquiry. These eleven essays published over the past five years reclaim the relevant themes of the Frankfurt School, which counted Theodor W. Adorno,... more...