Alienation (New Directions in Critical Theory) by Rahel Jaeggi,Frederick Neuhouser,Alan E. Smith PDF

By Rahel Jaeggi,Frederick Neuhouser,Alan E. Smith

ISBN-10: 0231151985

ISBN-13: 9780231151986

ISBN-10: 0231151993

ISBN-13: 9780231151993

The Hegelian-Marxist inspiration of alienation fell out of style throughout the post-metaphysical rejection of humanism and essentialist perspectives of human nature. during this publication Jaeggi attracts on phenomenological analyses grounded in glossy conceptions of organisation, in addition to contemporary paintings within the analytical culture, to reconceive of alienation because the absence of a significant dating to oneself and others, which manifests itself in emotions of helplessness and the despondent attractiveness of ossified social roles and expectations.

A revived method of alienation is helping serious social concept have interaction with phenomena, reminiscent of meaninglessness, isolation, and indifference, that have huge implications for problems with justice. by means of severing alienation's hyperlink to a challenging belief of human essence whereas holding its social-philosophical content material, Jaeggi presents assets for a renewed critique of social pathologies, a much-neglected quandary in modern liberal political philosophy. Her paintings revisits the arguments of Rousseau, Hegel, Kierkegaard, and Heidegger, putting them in discussion with Thomas Nagel, Bernard Williams, and Charles Taylor.

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