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Idea of Socialism Towards a Renewal

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ISBN-10: 1509512128

ISBN-13: 9781509512126

Edition: 2017

Authors: Axel Honneth

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The idea of socialism has given normative grounding and orientation to the outrage over capitalism for more than 150 years, and yet today it seems to have lost much of its appeal. Despite growing discontent, many would hesitate to invoke socialism when it comes to envisioning life beyond capitalism. How can we explain the rapid decline of this once powerful idea? And what must we do to renew it for the twenty-first century? In this lucid political-philosophical essay, Axel Honneth argues that the idea of socialism has lost its luster because its theoretical assumptions stem from the industrial era and are no longer convincing in our contemporary post-industrial societies. Only if we manage…    
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Book details

List price: $107.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 11/25/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Size: 5.60" wide x 8.40" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English