Building a Typology of Forms of Misrecognition: Beyond the Republican-Hegelian Paradigm

Contemporary Political Theory 5 (3):259 (2006)
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The article presents a new typology of forms of misrecognition. Through a critique of Axel Honneth's Hegelian-Republican treatment of the issue of recognition, I elaborate an alternative typology of misrecognition forms inspired by Reinhart Koselleck's notion of asymmetric counterconcepts. After deriving three basic forms of misrecognition from historical examples of counterconceptual pairs, I examine some properties of their linguistic articulation as well as the horizons of expectations associated with their usage. The text concludes with an exposition of the comparative advantages of this typology, particularly in regard to identifying the misrecognition of the ones who live outside the republic's national borders.



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