Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst

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

CV

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

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

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

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

0812/2021
Research stay at the Thomas Mann House with Thomas Mann Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA, USA

11/2015
Visiting Professor at the University of Washington, Seattle
, WA, USA

10/2015
Visiting Professor at Rice University, Houston
, TX, USA

2013–2014
Senior Emil Noël Fellow at Jean Monnet Center at New York University School of Law, NY, USA

2012
Leibniz Prize (Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Preis) awarded by German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)

2009
Harris Distinguished Visiting Professor at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA

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

2003–2004
Heisenberg-Scholar at the Institute of Philosophy, Goethe-University Frankfurt
, Germany

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

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

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

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

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

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

Selected Publications

Wzbaktiv
2021
Forst, Rainer (2021): "The Autonomy of Autonomy. On Jürgen Habermas's 'Auch eine Geschichte der Philosophie'". In: Constellations - An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, Jg. 28, H. 1, S. 17-24.
Forst, Rainer (2021): "Die Demokratie in der Krise. Eine nervöse Gesellschaft in der Pandemie, zwischen Fortschritt und Regression". In: Frankfurter Rundschau, 01.01.2021.
Forst, Rainer (2021): "Europäische Aufklärung und Französische Revolution". In: Michael Hohmann/Pierre Monnet (Hg.): Café Europa. Vorträge und Debatten zur Identität Europas. Band 1. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, S. 7–31.
Forst, Rainer (Eds.) (2021): Symposium on Jürgen Habermas, Auch eine Geschichte der Philosophie. Constellations - An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, Vol, 28, No. 1. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 147 S.
Forst, Rainer/Günther, Klaus (Hg.) (2021): Normative Ordnungen. Suhrkamp Taschenbuch Wissenschaft, Bd. 2342. Berlin: Suhrkamp, 683 S.
2020
Forst, Rainer (2020): "The Point of Justice. On the Paradigmatic Incompatibility between Rawlsian ‘Justice as Fairness’ and Luck Egalitarianism". In: Jon Mandle/Sarah Roberts-Cady (Eds.): John Rawls: Debating the Major Questions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, S. 148–160.
Forst, Rainer (2020): "A Critical Theory of Transnational (In-)Justice. Realistic in the Right Way". In: Thom Brooks (Ed.): The Oxford Handbook of Global Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, S. 451-472.
Forst, Rainer (2020): "The Grounds of Institutional Moral Theory. On the Political Philosophy of Allen Buchanan". In: Danish Yearbook of Philosophy, advance access, 07.02.2020, online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/24689300-05301001.
2019
Forst, Rainer (2019): "Two Bad Halves Don’t Make a Whole. On the Crisis of Democracy". In: Constellations - An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, Vol. 26, No. 3, Special Issue "Constellations 25th Anniversary Issue. Democracy in a World of Crisis", S. 378-383.
Forst, Rainer (2019): "Eine kritische Theorie transnationaler (Un-)Gerechtigkeit". In: Julian Nida-Rümelin/Detlef von Daniels/Nicole Wloka (Hg.): Internationale Gerechtigkeit und institutionelle Verantwortung. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, S. 43–66.
Forst, Rainer (2019): "Poder nouménico". In: Las torres de Lucca - Revista internacional de filosofía política, Vol. 8, No. 14, S. 161-185. (aus der englischen Sprache übersetzt von María Emilia Barreyro und Carlos Gálvez Bermúdez)
Forst, Rainer (2019): "Navigating a World of Conflict and Power. Reply to Critics". In: Amy Allen/Eduardo Mendieta (Eds.): Justification and Emancipation. The Critical Theory of Rainer Forst. Penn State Series in Critical Theory. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, S. 157-187.

1996-2018

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. (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. (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. (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

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