Recognition and Power: Axel Honneth and the Tradition of Critical Social Theory

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The topic of recognition has come to occupy a central place in debates in social and political theory. Developed by George Herbert Mead and Charles Taylor, it has been given expression in the program for Critical Theory developed by Axel Honneth in his book The Struggle for Recognition. Honneth's research program offers an empirically insightful way of reflecting on emancipatory struggles for greater justice and a powerful theoretical tool for generating a conception of justice and the good that enables the normative ...

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Recognition and Power: Axel Honneth and the Tradition of Critical Social Theory
2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521184380

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