Joel Anderson, Publications & Work in Progress
Autonomy and the Challenges to Liberalism:
New Essays, ed. John Christman and Joel Anderson (New York:
Cambridge University Press, 2005).
Free Will as Part of Nature: Habermas and
His Critics, special issue of Philosophical Explorations 10:1
(March 2007). (Includes a new essay by Jürgen Habermas and
commentaries by John Searle, Timothy Schroeder, Randolph Clarke, and
Michael Quante, as well as a reply by Habermas.)
these texts in their published form, which often differs slightly from
what is presented here.)
Autonomy: Second-Order Desires and the Dynamics of Ascribing
Autonomy," Sats - Nordic Journal
of Philosophy 9 (2008): 7-26. (Uncorrected Proofs)
Free will, neuroscience, and the participant perspective" in Joel
Free Will as Part of
Nature: Habermas and his Critics, special issue of Philosophical
Explorations: An International Journal for the Philosophy of Mind
Action 10 (2007).
Axel Honneth in the Frankfurt School Tradition,” in The Critical Theory of Axel Honneth,
ed. Danielle Petherbridge (Leiden: Brill, forthcoming)
the Extended Mind, and Respect for Persons with
Disability,” in M. Düwell, Chr. Rehmann-Sutter, and D. Mieth
(eds.), The Contingent Nature of Life: Bioethics and Limits of
Human Existence (Heidelberg: Springer, 2008), 259-74.
(German translation forthcoming in in Bettina
Schöne-Seifert et. al. (eds.), Ethische, rechtliche und soziale
Aspekte des Neuro-Enhancements (Paderborn: Mentis-Verlag, in
"Justice as a Family Value" (with Pauline Kleingeld), to appear in
German in Person zu Person,
ed. Beate Rössler and Axel Honneth (Frankfrut: Suhrkamp, in
in S. Gosepath, W. Hinsch, B. Rössler
(eds.), Handbuch der politische
Philosophie und Sozialphilosophie
(Berlin: de Gruyter, in press).
Vulnerability, Recognition, and Justice” (co-authored with Axel Honneth)
in John Christman and Joel Anderson (eds.), Autonomy and the Challenges to Liberalism:
New Essays, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005), 127-49.
(co-authored with John Christman) to John Christman and Joel
Anderson (eds.), Autonomy and the
Challenges to Liberalism: New Essays, (New York: Cambridge
University Press, 2005), 1-26.
Your Own Strength: Accurate Self-Assessment as a Requirement for
Personal Autonomy” (with Warren Lux), Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology
11 (2004), 279-294.
Self-Assessment, Autonomous Ignorance, and the Appreciation of
Disability” (reply to commentators) (with Warren Lux), Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology
11 (2004), 309-312.
and the Authority of Personal Commitments: From Internal
Coherence to Social Normativity,”
Philosophical Explorations: An International Journal for the
Philosophy of Mind and Action 6 (2003): 90-108.
Need-Interpretation and Discourse Ethics,” in Pluralism and the Pragmatic Turn:
The Transformation of Critical Theory, ed. James Bohman and Bill
Rehg (Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2001), 193-224. Also
copy of the published chapter (3.4MB)
‘Third Generation’ of the Frankfurt School,” Intellectual History Newsletter 22
(2000): 49-61. [Featured discussion in the Chronicle of Higher
Education (January 17, 2001)]
Implicit View on How to Solve the Problem of Poverty: The Responsible
Consumer and the Return of the Ethical to Civil Society,” in Beyond Liberalism and Communitarianism:
Essays on Hegel’s “Philosophy of Right”, ed. Robert Williams
(Albany, NY: SUNY, 2001), 185-205.
Equality Tearing the Family Apart?” in Applied Ethics: A Multicultural
Approach, 2nd ed., ed. Larry May, Shari Collins-Chobanian, and
Kai Wong (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1997), 362-72.
Personal Lives of Strong Evaluators: Identity, Pluralism, and
Ontology in Charles Taylor’s Value Theory,” Constellations: An International
Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory 3 (1996):
17-38. [Reprinted in The
Problematic Reality of Values, ed. J. Bransen and M. Slors
(Assen: Van Gorcem, 1996), 97-115].
Introduction” to Axel Honneth, The
Struggle for Recognition: The Moral Grammar of Social Conflicts
(Cambridge, Mass: Blackwell, 1995), x-xxi.
“Second-Order Desires, Strong Evaluations, and Intersubjective
Critique: Toward a Concept of Ethical Autonomy” [in German], Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie
42 (1994): 97-119.
Interests’ and the Common Good: The Construction of an
Opposition,” in A Cultural Lexicon: Words in the Social (CIRA
Working Papers Series No. 2), ed. D. Moore, K. Olson, J. Stoeckler
(Evanston: Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts, 1991),
(Please cite these
texts in their published form, which often differs slightly from what
is presented here.)
of Jürgen Habermas, The Future
of Human Nature,” Ethics
115 (2005): 816-21.
“Review of Charles Larmore, The Morals of Modernity,” The Philosophical Review 107
Note on Nicholas Smith, Strong Hermeneutics: Contingency and Moral
Ethics 109 (1999): 906.
“Review Essay: The Persistence of Authenticity,” Philosophy and Social Criticism 21
Habermas, “The Language Game of Responsible Agency and the Problem of
Free Will: How Can Epistemic Dualism Be Reconciled with
Ontological Monism?” in Joel Anderson (ed.), Free Will as Part of Nature:
Habermas and his Critics, special issue of Philosophical Explorations: An
International Journal for the Philosophy of Mind and Action 10
Jürgen Habermas, “Reply to Schroeder, Clarke, Searle, and Quante,”
in Joel Anderson (ed.), Free Will as
Part of Nature: Habermas and his Critics, special issue of
Philosophical Explorations: An
International Journal for the Philosophy of Mind and Action 10
Habermas, “Freedom and Determinism,” Kyoto Prize Address (October,
Axel Honneth, “Grounding Recognition: A Rejoinder to Critical
Questions,” Inquiry 45
Axel Honneth, The Struggle for
Recognition: The Moral Grammar of Social Conflicts
(Cambridge: Polity Press, 1995; paperback, Cambridge, Mass., The
MIT Press, 1996).
Hans Blumenberg, “Light as a Metaphor for Truth,” in Modernity and the Hegemony of Vision,
ed. D.M. Levin (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993), 30-62.
Presentations (in many cases, work
“Autonomy Gaps: Reframing the Problem of Too Much Choice,” APA
Central Division Meetings (April 2006). Also presented:
• Workshop on Politics, Ethics, and Society
(Washington Univ. in St. Louis; May ‘06)
• Symposium on “Political Theory and Social Ontology”
(R.U. Groningen; June, ‘06)
• Workshop on “Agency and Self-Governance,” (Leiden
Universiteit; June ‘06)
• Kolloquium in Politische Theorie
(Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Nov. ’06)
“Memory Loss as a Threat to Self-Governance,” 7th International
Conference on Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology (Heidelberg,
“Autonomy as a Deontic Status,” presented at the University of
Zürich, Groningen, Kentucky, and Frankfurt.
“Giving Recognition Its Due,” 11th Critical Theory Roundtable
(SUNY-Stony Brook, October, 2003)
“The Problematic Appeal to an External Perspective in Discussions of
Personal Autonomy,” APA Central Division Meetings (April 1998)
“The Love of Being Loved by Those We Love: Sympathy and
Agent-Relativity in Hume’s Account of Fame,” 22nd International Hume
Conference: “Reason and Sympathy” (June1995).
“The Recognition of Autonomy and the Possibility of Local
Incompetence,” Annual Conference on Philosophy and the Social Sciences,
Prague (May 1995).
“Knowing What a Person Really Wants: Structural Hierarchicalism,
Procedural Hierarchicalism, and the Ascription of Autonomy,” APA
Central Division Meeting (April 1995).