Redistribution or Recognition?: A Philosophical Exchange

Redistribution or Recognition?: A Philosophical Exchange


during this stimulating debate Nancy Fraser and Axel Honneth got down to strengthen the dialogue in political philosophy concerning the inspiration of popularity, specifically because it pertains to that of redistribution. a few theorists, corresponding to Axel Honneth, have reframed the unique socialist perfect of redistribution when it comes to the determine of a fight for reputation that has encouraged very important currents of the feminist and homosexual and lesbian activities, in addition to conflicts over multiculturalism. Others, like Nancy Fraser, ask no matter if the present theoretical and functional emphasis on cultural acceptance is displacing, instead of complicating and enriching, our knowing of the centrality of redistribution to social justice. This line of inquiry increases a chain of philosophical, social and political difficulties that lie on the middle of the 2 authors' tasks and that their contributions search to deal with.

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