Marxism and Cultural Studies in the Development of Axel Honneth's Theory of Recognition

  title={Marxism and Cultural Studies in the Development of Axel Honneth's Theory of Recognition},
  author={Eleonora Piromalli},
  journal={Culture, Theory and Critique},
  pages={249 - 263}
This essay analyses the interaction between Marxism and Cultural Studies in the genesis of Honneth's theory of recognition. I reconstruct the passages through which Honneth, by drawing on the writings of some of the major cultural theorists and in reference to the works of the young Marx, develops the conceptual foundations of his paradigm (I), with special attention to the themes of social labour and the relationship between work and recognition (II). I then point out the epistemic and… Expand
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