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By Brian O'Connor

Theodor W. Adorno (1903-69) used to be one of many ideal philosophers and social theorists of the post-war interval. an important to the advance of severe conception, his hugely unique and unique yet usually tough writings not just boost questions of primary philosophical importance, yet supply deep-reaching analyses of literature, paintings, song sociology and political idea.

In this accomplished advent, Brian O’Connor explains Adorno’s philosophy for these coming to his paintings for the 1st time, via unique new strains of interpretation. starting with an outline of Adorno’s lifestyles and key philosophical perspectives and affects, which contextualizes the highbrow atmosphere within which he labored, O’Connor assesses the relevant components of Adorno’s philosophy.

He conscientiously examines Adorno’s special variety of research and indicates how a lot of his paintings is a severe reaction to many of the kinds of identification pondering that experience underpinned the damaging forces of modernity. He is going directly to speak about the most components of Adorno’s philosophy: social conception, the philosophy of expertise, metaphysics, morality and aesthetics; starting off special bills of Adorno’s notions of the dialectic of Enlightenment, reification, totality, mediation, identification, nonidentity, adventure, damaging dialectics, immanence, freedom, autonomy, imitation and autonomy in paintings. the ultimate bankruptcy considers Adorno’s philosophical legacy and significance today.

Including a chronology, word list, bankruptcy summaries, and proposals for extra interpreting, Adorno is a perfect creation to this hard yet vital philosopher, and crucial interpreting for college students of philosophy, literature, sociology and cultural studies.

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