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Adorno and existence

Peter Eli Gordon

Adorno and existence

by Peter Eli Gordon

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frankfurt school of sociology,
  • Existentialism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter E. Gordon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB3199.A34 G67 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 256 pages
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26888091M
    ISBN 100674734785
    ISBN 109780674734784
    LC Control Number2016011712
    OCLC/WorldCa945693795

    The term culture industry (German: Kulturindustrie) was coined by the critical theorists Theodor Adorno (–) and Max Horkheimer (–), and was presented as critical vocabulary in the chapter "The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception", of the book Dialectic of Enlightenment (), wherein they proposed that popular culture is akin to a factory producing. Prisms, essays in cultural criticism and society, is the work of a critic and scholarwho has had a marked influence on contemporary American and German thought. It displays the unusualcombination of intellectual depth, scope, and philosophical rigor that Adorno was able to bring tohis subjects, whether he was writing about astrology columns in Los Angeles newspapers, the specialproblems of /5(2).

      Correspondence book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The correspondence of Theodor Adorno and Thomas Mann docume /5(2). upon which Adorno’s work rests. This book will attempt to mend this too frequent oversight by examining just how the idea of the ‘aesthetic’ figures in Adorno’s philosophical and social-theoretical texts. By focusing on the development of the aesthetic, I will attempt both a universal.

    Theodor Adorno: Key Concepts could be called a brief "guide for the perplexed." The perplexed include scholars in many disciplines who encounter Adorno's ideas. They also include a larger public that confronts the issues he addressed: cultural segmentation, ecological destruction, democratic deficits, and paradoxes of globalization. "The Utopian Promise of Adorno's Thinking, Fifty Years On" (The New York Review of Books Daily, 6 August, ). The New York Review of Books Daily [Internet]. ;(August 5, .


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This is a fine, even irreplaceable study with 5/5(1). Adorno was forever returning to the philosophies of bourgeois interiority, seeking the paradoxical relation between their manifest failure and their hidden promise.

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Gordon casts new and unfamiliar light on this neglected chapter in. Adorno and Existence struck me as almost inevitable: how is it that no one had thought to write this necessary book previously. With a rare combination of narrative brio and analytic insight, Peter Gordon tracks Adorno's repeated confrontations with Kierkegaard, Husserl, Heidegger, Kafka, & co.

This is a fine, even irreplaceable study with a 5/5(1). Peter Eli Gordon (born ) is an American intellectual Amabel B. James Professor of History at Harvard University, Gordon focuses on continental philosophy and modern German and French thought, with particular emphasis on the philosopher Martin Heidegger, continental philosophy during the interwar crisis, and most recently, secularization and social thought in the twentieth.

The book ends with a synthesis according to which Adorno's mature philosophical position is the product of a thoroughgoing dialectical exchange with existentialism.

The recurrent theme throughout Gordon's detailed reconstruction of this exchange is that Adorno understood existentialism as an unsuccessful attempt to break away from what he. Peter E. Gordon. Adorno and Existence. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, pp.

Review by Robert Pippin. 18 October The Harvard historian Peter Gordon here follows through admirably on a perceptive intuition: that one can learn a lot about Theodor Adorno’s thought by examining what this polemical and contentious thinker was against.

Peter E. Gordon has written a compelling book entitled Adorno and Existence about Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno’s relationship to existentialism.

Gordon admits in the very first sentence of his book that Adorno was not an existentialist, however, according to Gordon’s analysis, Adorno was intrigued by existentialism and tantalized by phenomenology through his academic career.

After this book, it will not be possible to explain Adorno's philosophical development without serious consideration of his reactions to them (08/29/) Gordon, in a detailed, sensitive, fair-minded way, leads the reader through Adorno's various, usually quite vigorous, rhetorically pointed attacks on both transcendental and existential.

Buy Adorno and Existence by Peter E. Gordon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders. Adorno and Existence is an expansive and ambitious undertaking and Gordon deserves praise for elucidating the dense constructions of Adorno’s texts, especially in the often elliptical prose of Negative Dialectics.

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The aura, Adorno warned, was a sign of this utopian promise: “One cannot abolish it and still want art.” If this warning seems obsolete today, it is only because, since Adorno’s death inthe Modernist concept of aesthetic experience as a demanding encounter with an artwork’s singularity has gradually fallen apart.

Peter Gordon's book, Adorno and Existence, justly attempts to correct such an oversimplified view. Not only, so he argues, is Adorno's dialogue with Kierkegaard, Heidegger, and the proto-existentialist Husserl deeply philosophical, but the philosopher of the Frankfurt school also owes more to so-called.

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Gordon challenges this assumption, showing how the confrontation with existentialism helps us toward a deeper understanding of Adorno's own intellectual commitments. In lucid prose and with a dialectical sensitivity for the links between philosophy and life, Adorno and Existence casts new and unfamiliar light.

From the beginning to the end of his career, the philosopher Theodor W. Adorno sustained an uneasy but enduring bond with existentialism.

His attitude overall was that of unsparing criticism, verging on polemic. In Kierkegaard he saw an early paragon for the late flowering of bourgeois solipsism; in Heidegger, an impresario for a "jargon of authenticity" cloaking its idealism in an aura of.Ana Domínguez Siemens is a Madrid-based curator, writer, and freelance journalist.

Following her degree in Art History from Madrid’s Universidad Complutense (), she enrolled in the “Decorative Arts of the 19th and 20th Century’s” program at Sotheby’s Art Institute in London. As a curator, she has conceived and produced exhibitions including “Fuera de Serie” at.Minima Moralia: Reflections From Damaged Life (German: Minima Moralia: Reflexionen aus dem beschädigten Leben) is a book by the philosopher Theodor W.

Adorno and a seminal text in critical started writing it during World War II, inwhile he lived as an exile in America, and completed it in It was originally written for the fiftieth birthday of his friend and.