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By Axel Honneth,James Ingram

ISBN-10: 0231146264

ISBN-13: 9780231146265

Axel Honneth has been instrumental in advancing the paintings of the Frankfurt university of severe theorists, rebuilding their attempt to mix radical social and political research with rigorous philosophical inquiry. those 11 essays released during the last 5 years reclaim the appropriate subject matters of the Frankfurt college, which counted Theodor W. Adorno, Max Horkheimer, Walter Benjamin, Jürgen Habermas, Franz Neumann, and Albrecht Wellmer as participants. in addition they interact with Kant, Freud, Alexander Mitscherlich, and Michael Walzer, whose paintings on morality, historical past, democracy, and individuality intersects with the Frankfurt School's middle concerns.

Collected right here for the 1st time in English, Honneth's essays pursue the unifying issues and theses that aid the methodologies and thematics of serious social conception, they usually deal with the chances of continuous this practice via extensively replaced theoretical and social stipulations. in response to Honneth, there's a cohesion that underlies severe theory's a number of methods: the way cause is either distorted and furthered in modern capitalist society. And whereas a lot is lifeless within the social and mental doctrines of serious social idea, its valuable inquiries stay vitally relevant.

Is social growth nonetheless attainable after the horrors of the 20th century? Does capitalism deform cause and, if that is so, in what respects? will we justify the connection among legislation and violence in secular phrases, or is it inextricably guaranteed to divine justice? How do we be unfastened whilst we are topic to socialization in a hugely advanced and in lots of respects unfree society? For Honneth, affliction and ethical fight are departure issues for a brand new "reconstructive" kind of social feedback, one who relies solidly within the empirically grounded, interdisciplinary technique of the Frankfurt School.

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