Axel Honneth

Axel Honneth (/ˈhɒnɪt, -ɛt/; German: [aksl̩ ˈhɔnɛt]; born 18 July 1949) is a German philosopher who is the Professor for Social Philosophy at Goethe University Frankfurt[6] and the Jack B. Weinstein Professor of the Humanities in the department of philosophy at Columbia University.[7] He was also director of the Institut für Sozialforschung (Institute for Social Research) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany between 2001 and 2018.

Axel Honneth
Honneth in 2016
Born (1949-07-18) 18 July 1949 (age 72)
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EraContemporary philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
Doctoral students
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