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Philosophical elements of a theory of society, 1964

Author: Theodor W Adorno; Tobias Ten Brink; Marc Phillip Nogueira; Wieland Hoban
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press, [2019]
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"As an exile in America during the War, Theodor Adorno grew acquainted with the fundamentals of empirical social research, something which would shape the work he undertook in the early 1950s as co-director of the Frankfurt Institute for Social Research. Yet he also became increasingly aware of the 'fetishism of method' in sociology, and saw the serious limitations of theoretical work based solely on empirical  Read more...
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Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969.
Philosophical elements of a theory of society, 1964.
Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018031559
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodor W Adorno; Tobias Ten Brink; Marc Phillip Nogueira; Wieland Hoban
ISBN: 9780745679471 0745679471 9780745679488 074567948X
OCLC Number: 1043052818
Notes: Originally published in German as Philosophische Elemente einer Theorie Der Gesellschaft, 1964.
Description: xii, 174 pages ; 23 cm
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Other Titles: Philosophische Elemente einer Theorie der Gesellschaft, 1964.
Responsibility: Theodor W. Adorno ; edited by Tobias ten Brink and Marc Phillip Nogueira ; translated by Wielland Hoban.

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