Theodor Adorno (Routledge Critical Thinkers)

Theodor Adorno (Routledge Critical Thinkers)

Ross Wilson


The diversity of Adorno's achievement, and the intensity of his insights, is breathtaking and daunting. His paintings on literary, creative, and musical kinds, his devastating indictment of contemporary commercial society, and his profound grab of Western tradition from Homer to Hollywood have made him the most major figures in twentieth-century thought.

As one of many major philosophers of the Frankfurt university of severe concept, Adorno’s impact on literary thought, cultural experiences, and philosophical aesthetics has been enormous. His wide-ranging authorship is important additionally to continental philosophy, political concept, artwork feedback, and musicology. Key principles mentioned during this advisor include:

  • art and aesthetics
  • fun and unfastened time
  • nature and reason
  • things, innovations and being right

This Routledge severe Thinkers consultant will equip readers with the instruments required to seriously interpret Adorno’s significant works, while additionally introducing readers to his interpretation of classical German philosophy and his dating to the main major of his contemporaries.

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