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Edited by Nigel Mackay and Agnes Petocz
This volume is a collection of new, published and revised essays, providing a distinctive, thoroughgoing, realist approach to contemporary psychological theories, concepts, methods, and applications. The essays also offer critical analyses of antirealist trends both in and outside of mainstream ...
Edited by Nicholas H.Smith and Jean-Philippe Deranty
This volume addresses the long-standing neglect of the category of labour in critical social theory and it presents a powerful case for a new paradigm based on the anthropological significance of work and its role in shaping social bonds.
Edited by Danielle Petherbridge
Axel Honneth: Critical Essays brings together critical interpretations of the work of Axel Honneth, from his earliest to his most recent writings, together with a comprehensive reply by Honneth that provides significant insights and clarifications into his project overall.
By George Markus
The book addresses the constitution of the high culture of modernity as an uneasy unity of the sciences, including philosophy, and the arts. Their internal dynamism and strain is established through, on the one hand, the relationship of the author - work - recipient, and, on the other, the ...
Beyond Communication is the first comprehensive study dedicated to the work of Axel Honneth. By relocating Honneth’s theory of recognition within the tradition of social philosophy, Beyond Communication demonstrates the great scope and variety of Honneth’s philosophical contribution.
Jeff Klooger, Foreword by Dick Howard
This book is an introduction to the key ideas contained in Cornelius Castoriadis’ radical new theory of society and history, as well as a critical exploration of the philosophical underpinnings and implications of his reflections on Being, society and the self.
Edited by Carolina Armenteros and Richard A. Lebrun
Long known solely as fascism’s precursor, Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821) re-emerges in this volume as a versatile thinker with a colossally diverse posterity whose continuing relevance in Europe is ensured by his theorization of the encounter between tradition and modernity.
Edited by Jean-Philippe Deranty, Danielle Petherbridge, John Rundell and Robert Sinnerbrink
Recognition, Work, Politics includes a range of essays in contemporary French critical theory around politics, recognition, and work, and their philosophical articulations. These issues are addressed from directions that include post-structuralism, the paradigm of the gift, recognition theory, ...
Analysing parliamentary references to the people, this book provides a more nuanced interpretation of eighteenth-century re-evaluations of democracy. It shows how interaction between parliamentarians and the public sphere in different political cultures produced more modern conceptions of the ...
Constructing a dialogue between the social theory of Alain Touraine and the philosophy of Paul Ricoeur, this work locates the wellsprings of the renewed intepretative powers of Touraine's recent sociology of the subject and critique of modernity in an implicit and unfinished, but unmistakable ...
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