ISBN-10:
0745627625
ISBN-13:
9780745627625
Pub. Date:
08/13/2006
Publisher:
Wiley
The Political Theory of Recognition: A Critical Introduction / Edition 1

The Political Theory of Recognition: A Critical Introduction / Edition 1

by Simon Thompson
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ISBN-13: 9780745627625
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/13/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Simon Thompson is a lecturer in politics at the University of the West of England, Bristol.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

1 Introduction.

1. 1 The Rise of Recognition.

1. 2 The Politics of Recognition.

1. 3 Three Theories of Recognition.

1. 4 A Plan of the Argument.

2 Recognition as Love.

2. 1 Introduction.

2. 2 Charles Taylor: The Dialogical Self.

2. 3 Axel Honneth: A Philosophical Anthropology.

2. 4 Nancy Fraser: The Discursive Subject.

2. 5 The Critique of Psychologization.

2. 6 Conclusions.

3 Recognition as Respect.

3. 1 Introduction.

3. 2 Charles Taylor: The Politics of Universalism.

3. 3 Axel Honneth: Legal Recognition.

3. 4 Nancy Fraser: Parity of Participation.

3. 5 A Critical Comparison.

3. 6 Conclusions.

4 Recognition as Esteem.

4. 1 Introduction.

4. 2 Charles Taylor: The Politics of Difference.

4. 3 Axel Honneth: The Principle of Achievement.

4. 4 Nancy Fraser: The Revaluation of Values.

4. 5 A Critical Comparison.

4. 6 Conclusions.

5 Recognition and Redistribution.

5. 1 Introduction.

5. 2 Nancy Fraser: Redistribution, Recognition andParticipation.

5. 3 Axel Honneth: Redistribution as Recognition.

5. 4 A Critical Comparison.

5. 5 Conclusions.

6 Recognition and Democracy.

6. 1 Introduction.

6. 2 Charles Taylor: Participatory Self-rule.

6. 3 Axel Honneth: Reflexive Cooperation.

6. 4 Nancy Fraser: Radical Democracy.

6. 5 A Critical Comparison.

6. 6 Conclusions.

7 Struggles for Recognition.

7. 1 Introduction.

7. 2 Axel Honneth: Struggles for Recognition.

7. 3 Criticisms of Honneth.

7. 4 Conclusions.

8 Conclusion.

Notes.

References.

Index.

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