Adorno: The Recovery of Experience (Suny Series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)

Adorno: The Recovery of Experience (Suny Series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)

Roger Foster


Examines the position of event inside of Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology.

In Adorno, Roger Foster argues that there is a coherent serious venture on the center of Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology, the main to that is the restoration of a broader knowing of expertise. Foster claims, in Adorno’s writings, it's the suggestion of religious event that denotes this richer imaginative and prescient of expertise and indicates an understanding of the experiential stipulations of innovations. through elucidating Adorno’s view of philosophy as a severe perform that discloses the affliction of the realm, Foster indicates that Adorno’s philosophy doesn't turn out in a kind of resignation or futile pessimism. Foster additionally breaks new flooring through putting Adorno’s idea of expertise relating to the paintings of alternative early twentieth-century thinkers, specifically Henri Bergson, Marcel Proust, Edmund Husserl, and early Wittgenstein.

“…this booklet is exceptional.” — CHOICE

“This publication argues its place in actual fact, engages incisively with the to be had secondary literature in either English and German, and establishes a brand new interpretive place that during many ways corrects and in others complements the scholarly literature.” — Max Pensky, editor of The reality of Adorno: severe Essays on Adorno and the Postmodern

“This is the main lucid presentation I’ve ever learn of Adorno’s paintings. this can be a specified success simply because Foster is facing essentially the most tough and nuanced points of Adorno: his belief of expertise in terms of language.” — Tom Huhn, editor of The Cambridge better half to Adorno

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