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Sheyla Benhabib, Critique, Norm, and Utopia: A Study of the Foundations of Critical Theory. New York, Columbia University Press, , pp. xv. Sheyla Benhabib, Critique, Norm, and Utopia: A Study of the. Foundations of Critical Theory. New York, Columbia University Press, , pp. xv, , $ Critique, Norm, and Utopia has 24 ratings and 3 reviews. Displaying an impressive command of complex materials, Seyla Benhabib reconstructs the history of.
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I think that perhaps her discussion of Adorno is a bit quick with regard to the turn to Mimesis and aesthetics as the location of emanicpation. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Benhabib argues that we can ctitique and extend the communicative ethics laid out by Jurgen Habermas.
Her suggestion to modify the theory of communicative action to integrate a concept of, and practices with regard to, a ‘concrete utopua opposed to a generalized other’ lead her in very interesting directions.
Nov 03, Brendan rated it it was amazing. Gilbert rated it really liked it Oct 03, It contains a great explanation of what Habermas is trying to do, and how he is differentiated from his predecessors like Hegel, Marx and the Frankfurt School. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Paperbackpages.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Specifically she calls upon critical theory to integrate into its conceptual framework ideas of ‘friendship’ and ‘solidarity’ and other conceptual discriminations of the ‘concrete’felt, and lived experience of human subjects.
Alexander Struk marked it as to-read Aug 12, Ageel Ali rated it really liked it May 04, Benhabib is well known for combining critical theory with feminist theory.
Indeed, as Joas has shown, this is Dewey’s understanding of bsnhabib in a nutshell.
Return to Book Page. Ozgur is currently reading it Sep 09, Funda marked it as to-read Jul 22, Dec 27, Michael rated it it was amazing. She applies her admirably sharp and focused critical skills to unpacking the consequences of Habermas’ adaptation of Mead’s concept of the ‘generalized other’.
That is, as we see in such works as Dewey’s The Public and Its Problems, ‘solidarity’, ‘friendship’, ‘need’ and the ‘concrete other’ are very much present alongside a demystifying critique of the colonization of the lifeworld by ‘instrumental reason’ in Weber’s sense.
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Trivia About Critique, Norm, a Newton rated it it was amazing Mar 19, Diego marked it as to-read Jul 16, Benhabib is an exceptionally clear thinker, and here she takes us through the frustrating terrain of the normativity of critical social theory.
Lara Fresko marked it as crituque Apr 13, Where Benhabib accuses Habermas of falling back into the same kinds of problems of his predecessors benhxbib he must use philoso Benhabib is an exceptionally clear thinker, and here she takes us through the frustrating terrain of the normativity of critical social theory.
Louis Colombo marked it as to-read Nov 04, Books by Seyla Benhabib. She is the author Seyla Benhabib is a Turkish Jewish professor crittique political science and philosophy at Yale, and director of the program in Ethics, Politics, and Economics, and a well-known contemporary philosopher. Open Preview See a Problem?
Sandra rated it it was amazing Jun 22, The criticisms she offers at each stage of the main theoretical appropriations of a general critical theory of society by Horkheimer, Adorno, Marcuse, Habermas are clear and thoughtful. Want to Read saving…. I had this book on my shelf for years without reading it.
Critique, Norm, and Utopia: A Study of the Foundations of Critical Theory
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Seyla Benhabib is bbenhabib Turkish Jewish professor of political science and philosophy at Utopoa, and director of the program in Ethics, Politics, and Economics, and a well-known contemporary philosopher. Nabil added it Sep 06, Nythamar De Oliveira rated it really liked it Jul 15, Bryan added it May 28, Be the first to ask a question about Critique, Norm, and Utopia. Axel Honneth and Hans Joas in particular have shown this to be the case.
Lists with This Book. The positive recommendations she argues for in extending critical theory are well-founded. That is, I think Adorno might have something a bit more to say in retort to her critique onrm he is still operating under the pretensions of ‘the philosophy of the subject’ especially in light of the dialectical unpacking of the art object and its potential in Aesthetic Theory.