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Featured Courses in Philosophy

Spring - Summer 2018


Axel Honneth: from recognition to the idea of socialism

Tuesday, 7:00pm - 9:20pm | Spring-Summer term:  - Starts on May 1st, 2018
Professor: Maxime Allard, o.p.
Course Code: DPHY 4366-5466-6466

Course can be taken by videoconference or in class.

Continuing the exploration of the Frankfurt School’s critical theory, this seminar proposes a perusal of Axel Honneth’s intellectual path from the notion of “recognition” to his latest work on the “Idea of Socialism”. The course will present a comprehensive overview of one of the most important contemporary thinkers of the Frankfurt School. Students looking to develop critical intellectual tools for understanding today’s political and ethical issues will particularly benefit from this course. The course will be spread out from May to August.