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eBook Adorno: A Critical Introduction ePub

by Simon Jarvis

  • ISBN: 0415920574
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Simon Jarvis
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (March 20, 1998)
  • Pages: 304
  • ePub book: 1521 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1582 kb
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  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 591

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Simon Jarvis′s excellent Adorno: A Critical Introduction will prove vital for scholars, specialists and postgraduates. Jarvis concentrates on providing an up–to–date, rigorous and critical exegesis of the central motifs of Adorno′s work, of its philosophical precursors. and of the many well established receptions of i. Matt F. Connell, Nottingham Trent University, Theory, Culture and Society

Simon Jarvis's excellent Adorno: A Critical Introduction will prove vital for scholars, specialists and postgraduates. Jarvis concentrates on providing an up-to-date, rigorous and critical exegesis of the central motifs of Adorno's work, of its philosophical precursors.

Simon Jarvis's excellent Adorno: A Critical Introduction will prove vital for scholars, specialists and postgraduates. Connell, Nottingham Trent University, Theory, Culture and Society.

Jarvis offers an introduction to the intellectual and institutional contexts for Adorno's thought, and examines his contributions to social theory, cultural theory, aesthetics and philosophy. He demonstrates the enduring coherence and explanatory power of Adorno's work and illustrates its continuing relevance to contemporary debates. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Free ebooks since 2009.

Adorno: A Critical Introduction. Jarvis discusses the intellectual and institutional contexts for Adorno's thought and, in a broad-ranging study, examines his contributions to social theory, cultural theory, aesthetics, and philosophy.

What Adorno and Horkheimer are looking to do is describe, not prescribe; as Jarvis points out, the Dialectic of. .

What Adorno and Horkheimer are looking to do is describe, not prescribe; as Jarvis points out, the Dialectic of Enlightenment, is fundamentally concerned with how we can think today, by starting, out from where we are no w, from the assumptions about concepts and about the world which we habitually deploy, very often without recognizing that we are making these assumptions. Jarvis writes, The consequence is a kind of rationality which is a tool, blindly applied without any real capacity either to reflect on the ends to which it is applied, or to recognize the particular qualities of the objects to which it is applied. cal l this unreflective rationality instrumental reason.

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A Critical Introduction. Pnnted in Great Britai'n b ~Y Photoprint, Torquay. y G Books, Bodntin, Cornwall This book is printed On acid free paper. First published in 1998 by Polity Press.

Jarvis offers an introduction to the intellectual and institutional contexts for Adorno's thought, and examines his contributions to social theory, cultural theory, aesthetics and philosophy. He demonstrates the enduring coherence and explanatory power of Adorno's work and illustrates its continuing relevance to contemporary debates.