Essays in Social and Political Philosophy by Axel Honneth. Ed.
Honneth's work focuses on social-political and moral philosophy... Axel Honneth (1949, Essen, Germany) is a philosopher and sociologist, director of the Institut für Sozialforschung at Frankfurt University since 2001, Professor of Humanities at Columbia University in the City of New York, and Professor of Social Theory at the Goethe University Frankfurt. This dissertation addresses Axel Honneth´s effort to reconceptualize Hegel's concept of ethical life (Sittlichkeit) drawing on the notion of communicative spheres of recognition. It focuses on the theoretical underpinnings of Hegel and Honneth's contributions with a view to characterize current... I—Axel Honneth: Invisibility: On the Epistemology of 'Recognition'.