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The Struggle for Recognition: The Moral Grammar of Social Conflicts
     

The Struggle for Recognition: The Moral Grammar of Social Conflicts

by Axel Honneth, Joel Anderson
 

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ISBN-10: 0262581477

ISBN-13: 9780262581479

Pub. Date: 10/11/1996

Publisher: MIT Press

In this pathbreaking study, Axel Honneth argues that "the struggle for recognition" is, and should be, at the center of social conflicts. Moving smoothly between moral philosophy and social theory, Honneth offers insights into such issues as the social forms of recognition and nonrecognition, the moral basis of interaction in human conflicts, the relation between

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In this pathbreaking study, Axel Honneth argues that "the struggle for recognition" is, and should be, at the center of social conflicts. Moving smoothly between moral philosophy and social theory, Honneth offers insights into such issues as the social forms of recognition and nonrecognition, the moral basis of interaction in human conflicts, the relation between the recognition model and conceptions of modernity, the normative basis of social theory, and the possibility of mediating between Hegel and Kant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262581479
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
10/11/1996
Series:
Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
919,109
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Translator's Note.

Translator's Introduction.

Preface.

Introduction.

Part I: An Alternative Tradition in Modern Social Theory: Hegel's Original Idea:.

1. The Struggle for Self-Preservation.

2. Crime and Ethical Life.

3. The Struggle for Recognition.

Part II: A Systematic Renewal: The Structure of Social Relations of Recognition:.

4. Recognition and Socialization.

5. Patterns of Intersubjective Recognition.

6. Personal Identity and Disrespect.

Part III: Social-philosophical Perspectives: Morality and Societal Development:.

7. Traces of a Tradition in Social Philosophy.

8. Disrespect and Resistance.

9. Intersubjective Conditions for Personal Integrity.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

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