Recognition and redistribution

The relationship between public, cultural recognition of groups diversity and economic redistribution centered one important debate in Social Sciences between philosophers  Nancy Fraser and Axel Honneth.

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Axel Honneth conceives recognition as the fundamental, over-arching moral category, potentially encompassing redistribution.

Nancy Fraser argues that the two categories are both fundamental and mutually irreducible.


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