Critical Models: Interventions and Catchwords (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism)

Critical Models: Interventions and Catchwords (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism)

Theodor W. Adorno, Henry W. Pickford


Critical Models combines right into a unmarried quantity of Adorno's most vital postwar works ― Interventions: 9 serious Models (1963) and Catchwords: serious versions II (1969). Written after his go back to Germany in 1949, the articles, essays, and radio talks incorporated during this quantity converse to the urgent political, cultural, and philosophical matters of the postwar period. The items in Critical Models replicate the intellectually provocative in addition to the sensible Adorno as he addresses such matters because the risks of ideological conformity, the fragility of democracy, academic reform, the impact of tv and radio, and the aftermath of fascism.

This new version contains an advent by way of Lydia Goehr, a well known student in philosophy, aesthetic idea, and musicology. Goehr illuminates Adorno's rules in addition to the highbrow, ancient, and demanding contexts that formed his postwar thinking.

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