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Axel Honneth: serious Essays brings jointly a suite of serious interpretations at the paintings of Axel Honneth, from his earliest writings on philosophical anthropology, his reappraisal of severe conception and critique of post-structuralism, to the improvement and extension of the speculation of popularity, his debate with Nancy Fraser and his most up-to-date paintings on reification. The booklet additionally features a finished answer through Axel Honneth that not just addresses concerns and issues raised by means of his critics but additionally offers major insights and clarifications into his undertaking total. The e-book should be crucial analyzing for all these attracted to Honneths paintings, and in serious conception, philosophy and social idea extra mostly.

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MIT Press, 2000. 12 ╇ The quote comes from an interview conducted by Rolf Wiggershaus with Jürgen Habermas on 27 January 2003 at his home in Starnberg, as part of the preparation of Wiggershaus’ book, Jürgen Habermas, and is quoted on pages 111–112 therein. See also, Habermas, “Das Starnberger Debakel. Ein Rücktritt und eine persönliche Erklärung. Warum ich die Max-Planck-Gesellschaft verlasse”, Die Zeit, 8 May 1981. 13 In any event, after he announced his resignation in 1981 and, after a brief appointment at the University of California, Berkeley, he returned to Frankfurt to become professor of philosophy (with Honneth as his first Assistent).

MIT Press, 1994; R. Wiggershaus, Jürgen Habermas, Reinbek bei Hamburg, Rowohlt, 2005; H. Dubiel, Theory and Politics: Studies in the Development of Critical Theory, trans. B. , MIT Press, 1985; Z. Tar, The Frankfurt School: The Critical Theories of Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno, New York, John Wiley and Sons, 1977; H. , Weinheim, Juventa, 2001; and L. de/institut/geschichte. htm (last consulted on 12 February 2007). It should perhaps be added that my perspective here undoubtedly reflects my own ‘knowledge interests’ and my own experiences as a student of Habermas and Honneth (in 1987–88 and 1992–93), as a regular visitor to Frankfurt since then, a translator of their work, and a co-author with Honneth.

Interestingly, Dubiel became director of the Institute from 1989 to 1997, although not much really changed until 2001. 15 ╇ See especially the essays collected in Postmetaphysical Thinking (German, 1988) and Truth and Justification (German, 1999). situating honneth in frankfurt school tradition39 Moreover, despite their aspiration to provide a grounding of their critique in a self-reflective form of social science, Horkheimer and the others could not explain how they could presume to occupy a privileged standpoint from which to expose ideology.

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