Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst

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Portrait Foto Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst (FAZ/Foto Röth)
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rainer.forst [at] wzb.eu
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D-10785 Berlin
Research Professor

CV

since 08/2017
Research Professor of Political Theory at WZB Berlin Social Science Center

2015
Visiting Professor at the University of Washington, Seattle

2015
Visiting Professor at Rice University, Housten

2013–2014
Senior Emil Noël Fellow am Monnet Center der Law School, New York University

since 2009                                                                                     
Co-Director of Research Centre »Justitia Amplificata«, Goethe-University Frankfurt and Freie Universität Berlin (with Prof. Dr. Stefan Gosepath)

2009
Harris Distinguished Visiting Professor at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire

since 2007
Co-Speaker of the Cluster of Excellence »The Formation of Normative Orders« (together with Prof. Dr. Klaus Günther)

2005–2006
Theodor Heuss Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, New School for Social Research, New York

since 2004
Full Professor of Political Theory and Philosophy, Institute of Political Science, Goethe University Frankfurt

2003–2004
Heisenberg-Scholarat theInstituteforPhilosophy, Goethe-University Frankfurt

2003
Habilitation in Philosophy, Goethe-University Frankfurt. Title: »Tolerance in Conflict. Past and Present«

1999
Visiting Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research, New York

1996–2002
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Goethe-University Frankfurt

1995–1996
Theodor Heuss Lecturer of Philosophy, New School for Social Research, New York

1993–1995
Assistant Professor of Political Philosophy, Otto-Suhr-lnstitute of Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin

1993
Dr. Phil,Goethe-University Frankfurt. Title: »Contexts of Justice. Political Philosophy beyond Liberalism and Communitarianism« (summa cum laude)

Selected Publications

Forst, R. (2018): »Noumenal Alienation. Rousseau, Kant and Marx on the Dialectics of Self-Determination«. Kantian Review 22 (4), Special Issue on Kant and Marx: 523-551.

Forst, R. (2017): Normativity and Power (transl. by C. Cronin). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Forst, R. (2017): »Political Liberalism. A Kantian View«. Ethics 128 (1): 123-144.

Forst, R. (2016): »The Point and Ground of Human Rights: A Kantian Constructivist View«, in: D. Held & P. Maffettone (ed.): Global Political Theory. Cambridge: Polity Press: 22-39.

Forst, R. (2016): »The Justification of Basic Rights: A Discourse-Theoretical Approach«. Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy 45 (3): 7-28.

Forst, R. (2015): »Transnational Justice and Non-Domination. A Discourse-Theoretical Approach«, in: B. Buckinx, J. Trejo-Mathys, T. Waligore (ed.): Domination Across Borders. London & New York: Routledge: 88-110.

Forst, R. (2015): Normativität und Macht. Zur Analyse sozialer Rechtfertigungsordnungen. Suhrkamp.

Forst, R. (2015): »Noumenal Power«. The Journal of Political Philosophy 23 (2): 111-127.

Forst, R. (2014): Justification and Critique. Towards a Critical Theory of Politics (transl. by C. Cronin). Cambridge: Polity Press.

Forst, R. (2013): Toleration in Conflict. Past and Present (transl. by C. Cronin). Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press.

Forst, R. (2011): Kritik der Rechtfertigungsverhältnisse. Perspektiven einer kritischen Theorie der Politik. Berlin: Suhrkamp.

Forst, R. (2010): »The Justification of Human Rights and the Basic Right to Justification. A Reflexive Approach«. Ethics 120 (4): 711-740 (with a reply from J. Griffin); German version: »Die Rechtfertigung der Menschenrechte und das grundlegende Recht auf Rechtfertigung. Eine reflexive Argumentation«, in: G. Ernst & S. Sellmaier (ed.) (2010): Universelle Menschenrechte und partikulare Moral. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer: 63-96.

Forst, R. (2007): »A Critical Theory of Multicultural Toleration«, in: T. Laden & D. Owen (Hg.): Cultural Diversity and Political Theory. Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press: 292-311.

Forst, R. (2003): Toleranz im Konflikt. Geschichte. Gehalt und Gegenwart eines umstrittenen Begriffs. Frankfurt/M: Suhrkamp, 5. reprint 2017.

Forst, R.(2002): Contexts of Justice. Political Philosophy beyond Liberalism and Communitarianism (transl. by J. MM. Farrell). Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Forst, R. (2001): »Towards a Critical Theory of Transnational Justice«, Metaphilosophy 32: 160-179; German version: »Zu einer kritischen Theorie transnationaler Gerechtigkeit«, in: R. Schmücker & U. Steinvorth (ed.) (2002): Gerechtigkeit und Politik. Philosophische Perspektiven (Sonderband 3 der Deutschen Zeitschrift für Philosophie), Berlin: Akademie Verlag: 215-232.

Forst, R. (2000) (ed.): Toleranz. Philosophische Grundlagen und gesellschaftliche Praxis einer umstrittenen Tugend. Frankfurt/M & New York: Campus Verlag.

Forst, R. (1996): Kontexte der Gerechtigkeit. Politische Philosophie jenseits von Liberalismus und Kommunitarismus. Frankfurt/M: Suhrkamp, reissue 2004.

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Portrait Foto Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst (FAZ/Foto Röth)
FAZ/Foto Röth

Contact

mail
rainer.forst [at] wzb.eu
Barçın Uluışık
Fon +49 30 25491 346
Fax +49 30 25491 342
E-mail: barcin.uluisik@wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin