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ISBN-10: 0231151993

ISBN-13: 9780231151993

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rahel Jaeggi, Frederick Neuhouser, Alan Smith

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The Hegelian-Marxist idea of alienation fell out of favor after the postmetaphysical rejection of humanism and essentialist views of human nature. In this book Rahel Jaeggi draws on the Hegelian philosophical tradition, phenomenological analyses grounded in modern conceptions of agency, and recent work in the analytical tradition to reconceive alienation as the absence of a meaningful relationship to oneself and others, which manifests in feelings of helplessness and the despondent acceptance of ossified social roles and expectations. A revived approach to alienation helps critical social theory engage with phenomena such as meaninglessness, isolation, and indifference. By severing…    
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Book details

Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 0.63" wide x 0.91" long x 0.06" tall
Weight: 1.100