Critique Today

Edited by Robert Sinnerbrink, Jean-Philippe Deranty, Nicholas H. Smith and Peter Schmiedgen

Status: 
€107,00
$142.00
ISBN13: 
9789004149113
Publication Year: 
2006
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
vi, 306 pp.
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ISSN: 
1572-459X
Volume: 
3

Eduardo de la Fuente, Flinders University and Peter Murphy, James Cook University

Aesthetic Capitalism offers an innovative analysis of contemporary capitalism and its use of image, symbolism, creativity and other aesthetic elements to produce economic value.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235793
Expected: 
July 2014

By Stéphane Symons, KU Leuven, Belgium

In Walter Benjamin. Presence of Mind, Failure to Comprehend Stéphane Symons offers an innovative reading of the work of German philosopher, essayist and literary critic Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) that characterizes his writings as "neither a-theological, nor immediately theological."
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235625
Publication date: 
September 2012

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209763
Publication date: 
November 2011

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004208858
Publication date: 
August 2011

Edited by Heikki Ikäheimo and Arto Laitinen

This unique collection examines the connections between two complementary approaches to philosophical social theory: Hegel-inspired theories of recognition (Anerkennung), and analytical social ontology. The chapters investigate the social constitution of persons and the nature of social and...
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202900
Publication date: 
March 2011

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202405
Publication date: 
April 2011

By Volker Heins

The book provides a thematic account of the changing political thought of critical theorists from Adorno to Habermas and Honneth. Its purpose is to establish the relevance of this tradition for contemporary political theory and philosophy.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188006
Publication date: 
January 2011

Edited by Eduardo de la Fuente and Peter Murphy

This collection brings together philosophers, sociologists, musicologists and students of culture who theorize music through cultural practices as diverse as opera and classical music, jazz and pop, avant-garde and DIY musical cultures, music festivals and isolated listening through the iPod,...
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184343
Publication date: 
September 2010

Jean-Philippe Deranty

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175778
Publication date: 
June 2009

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175297
Publication date: 
May 2009

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