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  1. Situating the Self: Gender, Community, and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics.Seyla Benhabib - 1992 - Routledge.
    Situating the Self is a decisive intervention into debates concerning modernity, postmodernity, ehtics, and the self. It will be of interest to all concerned with critical theory or contemporary ethics.
  2. The Claims of Culture: Equality and Diversity in the Global Era.Seyla Benhabib - 2002 - Princeton University Press.
    How can liberal democracy best be realized in a world fraught with conflicting new forms of identity politics and intensifying conflicts over culture? This book brings unparalleled clarity to the contemporary debate over this question. Maintaining that cultures are themselves torn by conflicts about their own boundaries, Seyla Benhabib challenges the assumption shared by many theorists and activists that cultures are clearly defined wholes. She argues that much debate--including that of "strong" multiculturalism, which sees cultures as distinct pieces of a (...)
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    Situating the Self: Gender, Community, and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics.Seyla Benhabib - 1992 - Polity.
    Focusing on contemporary debates in moral and political theory, Situating the Self argues that a non-relative ethics, binding on us in virtue of out humanity, is still a philosophically viable project. This intersting new book should be read by all those concerned with the problems of critical theory, the analysis of modernity, and contemporary ethics, as well as students and professionals in philosophy, sociology and political science.
  4. The Rights of Others: Aliens, Residents, and Citizens.Seyla Benhabib - 2004 - Cambridge University Press.
    The Rights of Others examines the boundaries of political community by focusing on political membership - the principles and practices for incorporating aliens and strangers, immigrants and newcomers, refugees and asylum seekers into existing polities. Boundaries define some as members, others as aliens. But when state sovereignty is becoming frayed, and national citizenship is unravelling, definitions of political membership become much less clear. Indeed few issues in world politics today are more important, or more troubling. In her Seeley Lectures, the (...)
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  5. Critique, Norm, and Utopia: A Study of the Foundations of Critical Theory.Seyla Benhabib - 1986 - Columbia University Press.
    Displaying an impressive command of complex materials, Seyla Benhabib reconstructs the history of theories from a systematic point of view and examines the origins and transformations of the concept of critique from the works of Hegel to Habermas. Through investigating the model of the philosophy of the subject, she pursues the question of how Hegel´s critiques might be useful for reforumulating the foundations of critical social theory.
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    Women and Moral Theory.Eva Feder Kittay, Carol Gilligan, Annette C. Baier, Michael Stocker, Christina H. Sommers, Kathryn Pyne Addelson, Virginia Held, Thomas E. Hill Jr, Seyla Benhabib, George Sher, Marilyn Friedman, Jonathan Adler, Sara Ruddick, Mary Fainsod, David D. Laitin, Lizbeth Hasse & Sandra Harding - 1987 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
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  7. Democracy and Difference: Contesting the Boundaries of the Political.Seyla Benhabib (ed.) - 1996 - Princeton University Press.
    This volume brings together a group of distinguished thinkers who rearticulate and reconsider the foundations of democratic theory and practice in the light of the politics of identity/difference.
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  8. Another Cosmopolitanism. Hospitality, Sovereignty, and Democratic Iterations.Seyla Benhabib - 2006 - Oxford University Press.
    In these two important lectures, distinguished political philosopher Seyla Benhabib argues that since the UN Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, we have entered a phase of global civil society which is governed by cosmopolitan norms of universal justice--norms which are difficult for some to accept as legitimate since they are sometimes in conflict with democratic ideals. In her first lecture, Benhabib argues that this tension can never be fully resolved, but it can be mitigated through the renegotiation of the (...)
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  9. The Reluctant Modernism of Hannah Arendt.Seyla Benhabib - 1996 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The Reluctant Modernism of Hannah Arendt rereads Arendt's political philosophy in light of newly gained insights into the historico-cultural background of her work.
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  10. The generalised and the concrete other.Seyla Benhabib - 1987 - In Eva Feder Kittay & Diana T. Meyers (eds.), Women and Moral Theory. Rowman & Littlefield.
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    Feminism As Critique: On the Politics of Gender.Şeyla Benhabib & Drucilla Cornell (eds.) - 1987 - University Of Minnesota Press.
  12. Situating the Self: Gender, Community and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics.Seyla Benhabib & Deanne Bogdan - 1992 - Hypatia 10 (4):130-142.
  13. Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange.Seyla Benhabib (ed.) - 1994 - Routledge.
    This unique volume presents a debate between four of the top feminist theorists in the US today, discussing the key questions facing contemporary feminist theory, responding to each other, and distinguishing their views from others.
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    Exile, Statelessness, and Migration: Playing Chess with History From Hannah Arendt to Isaiah Berlin.Seyla Benhabib - 2018 - Princeton University Press.
    An examination of the intertwined lives and writings of a group of prominent twentieth-century Jewish thinkers who experienced exile and migration Exile, Statelessness, and Migration explores the intertwined lives, careers, and writings of a group of prominent Jewish intellectuals during the mid-twentieth century—in particular, Theodor Adorno, Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin, Isaiah Berlin, Albert Hirschman, and Judith Shklar, as well as Hans Kelsen, Emmanuel Levinas, Gershom Scholem, and Leo Strauss. Informed by their Jewish identity and experiences of being outsiders, these thinkers (...)
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  15. Deliberative Rationalality and Models of Democratic Legitimacy.Seyla Benhabib - 1994 - Constellations 1 (1):26-52.
  16. Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange.Seyla Benhabib, Judith Butler, Drucilla Cornell & Nancy Fraser - 1994 - Routledge.
    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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    The Communicative Ethics Controversy.Seyla Benhabib & Fred R. Dallmayr (eds.) - 1990 - MIT Press.
    Fred Dallmayr is Packey Dee Professor of Government at the University of Notre Dame.Contributors: Robert Alexy. Karl-Otto Apel. Seyla Benhabib. Dietrich Bohler. Jurgen Habermas. Otfried Hoffe. KarlHeinz Ilting. Hermann Lubbe.
  18. Feminism and Foucault: Reflections on Resistance.Irene Diamond, Lee Quinby, Seyla Benhabib & Drucilla Cornell - 1990 - Hypatia 5 (3):118-124.
    This essay is a critical review of two recent collections, Feminism and Foucault: Reflections on Resistance, edited by Irene Diamond and Lee Quinby and Feminism as Critique: On the Politics of Gender, edited by Seyla Benhabib and Drucilla Cornell. While the collections differ in their manner of addressing the critical sources that have inspired them-the former relying upon a single theorist, the latter attempting to move through some of the philosophical history that constitutes our present theoretical terrain-both attempt to think (...)
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  19. Hannah Arendt and the Redemptive Power of Narrative.Seyla Benhabib - 1990 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 57 (1):167-196.
    The article presents information related to Hannah Arendt, who has become one of the most illuminating and certainly one of the most controversial political thinkers of the twentieth century. A tension and a dilemma are at the center of Hannah Arendt's political thought, indicating two formative forces of her spiritual-political identity. Arendt's thinking is decidedly modernist and politically universalist, when she reflects on the political realities of the twentieth century and on the fate of the Jewish people. Hannah Arendt did (...)
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  20. Judgment and the moral foundations of politics in Arendt's thought.Seyla Benhabib - 1988 - Political Theory 16 (1):29-51.
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    Reason‐Giving and Rights‐Bearing: Constructing the Subject of Rights.Seyla Benhabib - 2013 - Constellations 20 (1):38-50.
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    The End of the 1951 Refugee Convention? Dilemmas of Sovereignty, Territoriality, and Human Rights.Seyla Benhabib - 2020 - Jus Cogens 2 (1):75-100.
    The 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol are the main legal documents governing the movement of refugee and asylum seekers across international borders. As the number of displaced persons seeking refuge has reached unprecedented numbers, states have resorted to measures to circumvent their obligations under the Convention. These range from bilateral agreements condemning refugees to their vessels at sea to the excision of certain territories from national jurisdiction. While socio-economic developments and the rise of the worldwide web have led (...)
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  23. Another Universalism: On the Unity and Diversity of Human Rights.Seyla Benhabib - 2007 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 81 (2):7 - 32.
  24. Feminism and postmodernism: An uneasy alliance.Seyla Benhabib - 1998 - Filosoficky Casopis 46 (5):803-818.
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  25. In The Shadow Of Aristotle And Hegel: Communicative Ethics And Current Controversies In Practical Philosophy.Seyla Benhabib - 1989 - Philosophical Forum 21 (1):1-31.
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    Carl Schmitt’s Critique of Kant.Seyla Benhabib - 2012 - Political Theory 40 (6):688-713.
    Carl Schmitt's critique of liberalism has gained increasing influence in the last few decades. This article focuses on Schmitt's analysis of international law in The Nomos of the Earth, in order to uncover the reasons for his appeal as a critic not only of liberalism but of American hegemonic aspirations as well. Schmitt saw the international legal order that developed after World War I, and particularly the "criminalization of aggressive war," as a smokescreen to hide U.S. aspirations to world dominance. (...)
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    I. Judgment and the Moral Foundations of Politics in Arendt's Thought.Seyla Benhabib - 1988 - Political Theory 16 (1):29-51.
  28. Democratic Exclusions and Democratic Iterations.Seyla Benhabib - 2007 - European Journal of Political Theory 6 (4):445-462.
    In my book, The Rights of Others, I developed a discourse-theoretic approach to questions of political membership in liberal democracies, which include practices of citizenship, as well as of immigration, refuge and asylum. This article revisits five issues in response to various criticisms. How can we justify democratic exclusions? Is there a `right to membership' and how can it be reconciled with the different practices of various constitutional democracies? Is there a distinction between normatively acceptable and normatively problematic restrictions on (...)
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  29. International Law and Human Plurality in the Shadow of Totalitarianism: Hannah Arendt and Raphael Lemkin.Seyla Benhabib - 2009 - Constellations 16 (2):331-350.
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    The Pariah and Her Shadow.Seyla Benhabib - 1995 - Political Theory 23 (1):5-24.
  31. On Hegel, Women, and Irony.Seyla Benhabib - 2002 - In Genevieve Lloyd (ed.), Feminism and History of Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
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    Situating the Self: Gender, Community and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics.Seyla Benhabib - 1992 - Routledge.
  33. Politics in Dark Times: Encounters with Hannah Arendt.Seyla Benhabib (ed.) - 2010 - Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction Seyla Benhabib; Part I. Freedom, Equality, and Responsibility: 2. Arendt on the foundations of equality Jeremy Waldron; 3. Arendt's Augustine Roy T. Tsao; 4. The rule of the people: Arendt, archê, and democracy Patchen Markell; 5. Genealogies of catastrophe: Arendt on the logic and legacy of imperialism Karuna Mantena; 6. On race and culture: Hannah Arendt and her contemporaries Richard H. King; Part II. Sovereignty, the Nation-State and the Rule of Law: 7. Banishing the (...)
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    Democracy, science and the state: Reflections on the disaster(s) of our times.Seyla Benhabib - 2021 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 47 (4):477-485.
    The global Covid-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our social and political lives, such as the balance between work and family, the shrinking role of the public sphere and the growth of gover...
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  35. Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem.Seyla Benhabib - 2000 - In Dana Richard Villa (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Hannah Arendt. Cambridge University Press. pp. 65--85.
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  36. Feminist theory and Hannah Arendt's concept of public space.Seyla Benhabib - 1993 - History of the Human Sciences 6 (2):97-114.
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    Insight and Solidarity. A Study in the Discourse Ethics of Jurgen Habermas.Seyla Benhabib & William Rehg - 1996 - Philosophical Review 105 (4):547.
    Despite the foment of the last two decades, philosophical ethics has fallen on hard times. While an increasing number of universalistic moral theories in the Kantian tradition limit themselves to questions of social and political justice, neo-Aristotelian theories of the good, like that of Bernard Williams, question the very possibility and desirability of a philosophical ethics. Viewed against this landscape, the program of discourse or communicative ethics, initiated by Karl Otto-Apel and then developed by Jürgen Habermas, is marked by its (...)
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  38. Drucilla Cornell, and Nancy Fraser.Seyla Benhabib & Judith Butler - 1995 - In Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange. Routledge.
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    Hegel’s Ontology and the Theory of Historicity.Herbert Marcuse & Seyla Benhabib - 1987. - Philosophical Review 98 (3):419-420.
  40. Arendt and Adorno : the elusiveness of the particular and the Benjaminian moment.Seyla Benhabib - 2012 - In Lars Rensmann & Samir Gandesha (eds.), Arendt and Adorno: Political and Philosophical Investigations. Stanford University Press.
  41. Toward New Democratic Imaginaries - İstanbul Seminars on Islam, Culture and Politics.Seyla Benhabib & Volker Kaul (eds.) - 2016 - Cham: Imprint: Springer.
    This volume combines rigorous empirical and theoretical analyses with political engagement to look beyond reductive short-hands that ignore the historical evolution and varieties of Islamic doctrine and that deny the complexities of Muslim societies' encounters with modernity itself. Are Islam and democracy compatible? Can we shed the language of 'Islam vs. the West' for new political imaginaries? The authors analyze struggles over political legitimacy since the Arab Spring and the rise of Al Qaeda and ISIS in their historical and political (...)
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    Citizens, Residents, and Aliens in a Changing World: Political Membership in the Global Era.Seyla Benhabib - 1999 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 66 (3).
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    The Pariah and Her Shadow: On the Invisibility of Women in Hannah Arendt's Political Philosophy'.Seyla Benhabib - 1995 - Political Theory 23 (1):5-24.
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    Ethics without Normativity and Politics without Historicity On Judith Butler's Parting Ways. Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism.Seyla Benhabib - 2013 - Constellations 20 (1):150-163.
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    Unholy Wars.Seyla Benhabib - 2002 - Constellations 9 (1):34-45.
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    The return of political theology: The scarf affair in comparative constitutional perspective in France, Germany and Turkey.Seyla Benhabib - 2010 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 36 (3-4):451-471.
    Increasingly in today’s world we are experiencing intensifying antagonisms around religious and ethno-cultural differences. The confrontation between political Islam and the so-called ‘West’ has replaced the rhetoric of the Cold War against communism. This new constellation has not only challenged the hypothesis that ‘secularization’ inevitably accompanied modernity but has also placed on the agenda political theology as a potent force in many societies. This article analyzes the contemporary revival of political theology by focusing on the headscarf debate in comparative constitutional (...)
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    The pariah and her shadow-Arendt, Hannah biography of varnhagen, Rahel.Seyla Benhabib - 1995 - Political Theory 23 (1):5-24.
  48. Transformations of Citizenship. Dilemmas of the Nation State in the Era of Globalization.Seyla Benhabib - 2003 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 65 (1):175-177.
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    The Right to Justification by Rainer Forst. [REVIEW]Rainer Forst, Matthias Fritsch, Jeffrey Flynn & Seyla Benhabib - 2015 - Political Theory 43 (6):777-837.
  50. Democracy and difference: Reflections on the metapolitics of Lyotard and Derrida.Seyla Benhabib - 1994 - Journal of Political Philosophy 2 (1):1–23.
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