Noumenal Power

  • In political or social philosophy, we speak about power all the time. Yet the meaning of this important concept is rarely made explicit, especially in the context of normative discussions. But as with many other concepts, once one considers it more closely, fundamental problems arise, such as whether a power relation is necessarily a relation of subordination and domination. In the following, I suggest a novel understanding of what power is and what it means to exercise it.

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Author:Rainer ForstGND
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-332177
Parent Title (German):Normative orders working paper : Normative Orders, Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University Frankfurt, Main ; 2013, 02
Series (Serial Number):Normative orders working paper : Normative Orders, Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University Frankfurt, Main (2013, 02)
Publisher:Goethe-Univ., Cluster of excellence The Formation of Normative Orders
Place of publication:Frankfurt am Main
Document Type:Working Paper
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2014/03/04
Date of first Publication:2014/03/04
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2014/03/04
Tag:Narratives of Justification; Power; Reasons; Right to Justification
Page Number:24
First Page:1
Last Page:24
HeBIS-PPN:344371263
Institutes:Gesellschaftswissenschaften / Gesellschaftswissenschaften
Philosophie und Geschichtswissenschaften / Philosophie
Exzellenzcluster / Exzellenzcluster Die Herausbildung normativer Ordnungen
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 30 Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie / 300 Sozialwissenschaften
Sammlungen:Universit├Ątspublikationen
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht