New PDF release: Axel Honneth (Key Contemporary Thinkers)

By Christopher Zurn

ISBN-10: 0745649033

ISBN-13: 9780745649030

ISBN-10: 0745649041

ISBN-13: 9780745649047

With his insightful and wide-ranging idea of popularity, Axel Honneth has decisively reshaped the Frankfurt institution culture of serious social thought. Combining insights from philosophy, sociology, psychology, background, political financial system, and cultural critique, Honneth’s paintings proposes not anything below an account of the ethical infrastructure of human sociality and its relation to the perils and promise of up to date social life.
This e-book presents an obtainable evaluate of Honneth’s major contributions throughout quite a few fields, assessing the strengths and weaknesses of his idea. Christopher Zurn basically explains Honneth’s multi-faceted thought of popularity and its relation to varied themes: person identification, morality, activist pursuits, growth, social pathologies, capitalism, justice, freedom, and critique. In so doing, he locations Honneth’s conception in a extensive highbrow context, encompassing vintage social theorists resembling Kant, Hegel, Marx, Freud, Dewey, Adorno and Habermas, in addition to modern developments in social conception and political philosophy. Treating the total variety of Honneth’s corpus, together with his significant new paintings on social freedom and democratic moral lifestyles, this publication is the main updated consultant available.
Axel Honneth should be important to scholars and students operating around the humanities and social sciences, in addition to an individual looking a transparent consultant to the paintings of 1 of the main influential theorists writing today.

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