Symposium: Struggle and Recognition in Hegel, Nietzsche and Honneth

On 25 March 2013, the Centre for Political Philosophy at Leiden University will host a symposium on conflict and power in struggles for recognition, engaging with the work of Hegel, Nietzsche, and Honneth.

On Monday, 25 March 2013, the Centre for Political Philosophy at Leiden University will host a symposium on conflict and power in struggles for recognition, engaging with the work of Hegel, Nietzsche, and Honneth.

What possibilities and limits on mutual recognition does the notion of struggle bring in these three thinkers? What kind of struggle do they each have in mind and what kind if recognition? Which constitutes the most compelling perspective for thinking about the relation between conflict and mutual recognition?

Date:        Monday, 25 March 2013
Time:       14:00-17:00
Location:  Matthias de Vrieshof 2, room 004

Route description

Participation is free of charge, but seating is limited. Please register by sending an email to Thomas Fossen. For further information, contact the same address.


Speakers

  • João Constâncio (New University of Lisbon)
  • J.J. McFadden (University of Chicago)
  • Bert van den Brink (Utrecht University)

João Constâncio is an expert on Nietzsche at the New University of Lisbon. Bert van den Brink is a political philosopher at Utrecht University and an expert in critical theory. J.J. McFadden is a political theorist at the University of Chicago, working, among others, on Hegel, Aristotle, and Arendt.


Last Modified: 22-02-2013