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Critical models : interventions and catchwords

Author: Theodor W Adorno
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1998.
Series: European perspectives.
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After years of exile during the Second World War, Theodor Adorno returned home to Germany. Having stated, "To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric," what would he now have to say about the remnants and transformations of the society from which he had barely escaped a few years before? The answer lies in Adorno's postwar work - trenchant essays, aphorisms, and radio addresses created in a wide-ranging attempt to
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodor W Adorno
ISBN: 0231076347 9780231076340 023113505X 9780231135054
OCLC Number: 37509983
Description: xii, 404 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Interventions: Nine Critical Models. Why Still Philosophy. Philosophy and Teachers. Note on Human Science and Culture. Those Twenties. Prologue to Television. Television as Ideology. Sexual Taboos and Law Today. The Meaning of Working Through the Past. Opinion Delusion Society --
Catchwords: Critical Models 2. Notes on Philosophical Thinking. Reason and Revelation. Progress. Gloss on Personality. Free Time. Taboos on the Teaching Vocation. Education After Auschwitz. On the Question: "What is German?" Scientific Experiences of a European Scholar in America. Dialectical Epilegomena: On Subject and Object. Dialectical Epilegomena: Marginalia to Theory and Praxis. Critical Models 3 --
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Resignation
Series Title: European perspectives.
Other Titles: Eingriffe.
Responsibility: Theodor W. Adorno ; translated and with a preface by Henry W. Pickford.

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Two volumes by Theodor W. Adorno are combined in this volume: "Interventions - Nine Critical Models" (1963) and "Catchwords: Critical Model II" (1969). Both books are examples of Adorno's postwar  Read more...

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