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|Identity: Two objects are never identical. Identity is a single object, to which may be referred to with two different terms. The fact that two descriptions mean a single object may be discovered only in the course of an investigation._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Axel Honneth on Identity - Dictionary of Arguments
Brocker I 791
Identity/Honneth: (Honneth refers here to Hegel's early Jena writings, See Hegel/Honneth): individuals in social interactions are always concerned with their own identity or with gaining a positive self-relationship. (2) Since this is only ever attainable through mediation by others, people are also referred to in their claims to identity to enforce them socially, in interaction, and that always also means: in conflict with others.
Intersubjectivity/Identity/HegelVsHobbes/Honneth: In contrast to Hobbes, Hegel now refers this basic experience of the conflictual character of social relationships not to motives of self-preservation, but to "moral drives" (3) and above all "to the experience of a violation of moral claims". (4) See also Hegel/Honneth, Recognition/Honneth.
1. Vgl. G.W.F. Hegel, Jenaer Schriften 1808-1807 Frankfurt, 1986.
2. Vgl. Axel Honneth, Kampf um Anerkennung. Zur moralischen Grammatik sozialer Konflikte, mit einem neuen Nachwort, Frankfurt/M. 2014 (zuerst 1992) S.11
3. Ebenda S. 12.
4. Ebenda S. 230.
Hans-Jörg Sigwart, „Axel Honneth, Kampf um Anerkennung“, in: Manfred Brocker (Hg.) Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert. Frankfurt/M. 2018_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Das Ich im Wir: Studien zur Anerkennungstheorie Frankfurt/M. 2010
Kampf um Anerkennung. Zur moralischen Grammatik sozialer Konflikte Frankfurt 2014
Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert Frankfurt/M. 2018
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