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The Adorno reader

Author: Theodor W Adorno; Brian O'Connor
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, ©2000.
Series: Blackwell readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text divides the work into five major sections: the task of philosophy, the concepts of philosophy, sociological writings, culture, and aesthetic criticism.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodor W Adorno; Brian O'Connor
ISBN: 0631210768 9780631210764 0631210776 9780631210771
OCLC Number: 42397513
Description: ix, 368 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I. The Task of Philosophy. 1. The Actuality of Philosophy. 2. Why Philosophy? 3. Negative Dialectics and the Possibility of Philosophy. 4. The Melancholy Science. 5. Meditations of Metaphysics: After Auschwitz --
pt. II. The Concepts of Philosophy. 6. The Essay as Form. 7. Metacritique of Epistemology. 8. Subject and Object --
pt. III. Sociology. 9. The Concept of Enlightenment. 10. Sociology and Empirical Research --
pt. IV. Art, Culture and Society. 11. Cultural Criticism and Society. 12. Lyric Poetry and Society. 13. Culture Industry Reconsidered. 14. The Autonomy of Art --
pt. V. Criticism. 15. The Perennial Fashion --
Jazz. 16. Arnold Schoenberg, 1874-1951. 17. Alienated Masterpiece: The Missa Solemnis.
Series Title: Blackwell readers.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Brian O'Connor.

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