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By Christopher Zurn

ISBN-10: 0745649033

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With his insightful and wide-ranging thought of popularity, Axel Honneth has decisively reshaped the Frankfurt institution culture of severe social conception. Combining insights from philosophy, sociology, psychology, heritage, political financial system, and cultural critique, Honneth’s paintings proposes not anything under an account of the ethical infrastructure of human sociality and its relation to the perils and promise of latest social life.
This publication offers an available review of Honneth’s major contributions throughout quite a few fields, assessing the strengths and weaknesses of his suggestion. Christopher Zurn essentially explains Honneth’s multi-faceted concept of popularity and its relation to assorted subject matters: person identification, morality, activist activities, development, social pathologies, capitalism, justice, freedom, and critique. In so doing, he areas Honneth’s thought in a extensive highbrow context, encompassing vintage social theorists similar to Kant, Hegel, Marx, Freud, Dewey, Adorno and Habermas, in addition to modern developments in social conception and political philosophy. Treating the whole variety of Honneth’s corpus, together with his significant new paintings on social freedom and democratic moral lifestyles, this ebook is the main updated advisor available.
Axel Honneth could be useful to scholars and students operating around the humanities and social sciences, in addition to someone looking a transparent consultant to the paintings of 1 of the main influential theorists writing today.

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