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By Rahel Jaeggi,Frederick Neuhouser,Alan E. Smith

ISBN-10: 0231151985

ISBN-13: 9780231151986

ISBN-10: 0231151993

ISBN-13: 9780231151993

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

A revived method of alienation is helping severe social idea have interaction with phenomena, corresponding to meaninglessness, isolation, and indifference, that have extensive implications for problems with justice. by way of severing alienation's hyperlink to a difficult perception of human essence whereas holding its social-philosophical content material, Jaeggi offers assets for a renewed critique of social pathologies, a much-neglected crisis 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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