Adorno on Nature

Adorno on Nature

Deborah Cook


a long time prior to the environmental circulation emerged within the Sixties, Adorno condemned our harmful and self-destructive dating to the wildlife, caution of the disaster which could consequence if we proceed to regard nature as an item that exists completely for our personal profit. "Adorno on Nature" offers the 1st precise exam of the pivotal function of the assumption of typical heritage in Adorno's paintings. A comparability of Adorno's matters with these of key ecological theorists - social ecologist Murray Bookchin, ecofeminist Carolyn service provider, and deep ecologist Arne Naess - finds how Adorno speaks on to lots of modern-day such a lot urgent environmental matters. finishing with a dialogue of the philosophical conundrum of harmony in variety, "Adorno on Nature" additionally explores how social harmony might be promoted as an important technique of confronting environmental difficulties.

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