Essays on Adorno and Twentieth-Century Music
Apparitions takes a new look at the critical legacy of one of the 20th century's most important and influential thinkers about music, Theodor W. Adorno. Bringing together an international group of scholars, the book offers new historical and critical insights into Adorno's theories of music and...
To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge
Corporeality in the Philosophy of Theodor Adorno
Series: Studies in Philosophy
The study of Theodor Adorno has largely ignored or dismissed the enigmatic and provocative moments in his writing on the body. Dialectics of the Body corrects this gap by arguing that Adorno's analysis of reified society emanates and returns to the body and that hope and desire are present...
Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge
Series: The Routledge Philosophers
Theodor W. Adorno (1903-69) was one of the foremost philosophers and social theorists of the post-war period. Crucial to the development of Critical Theory, his highly original and distinctive but often difficult writings not only advance questions of fundamental philosophical significance, but...
Published September 20th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Studies in Philosophy
Plass argues that Adorno’s essays on literature are of prime importance for an understanding of his aesthetics because they challenge the conceptual limitations of philosophical discourse....
Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge
First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge
Decades before the environmental movement emerged in the 1960s, Adorno condemned our destructive and self-destructive relationship to the natural world, warning of the catastrophe that may result if we continue to treat nature as an object that exists exclusively for our own benefit. "Adorno on...
Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge
Series: Key Concepts
Adorno continues to have an impact on disciplines as diverse as philosophy, sociology, psychology, cultural studies, musicology and literary theory. An uncompromising critic, even as Adorno contests many of the premises of the philosophical tradition, he also reinvigorates that tradition in his...
Published June 23rd 2008 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers
The range of Adorno's achievement, and the depth of his insights, is breathtaking and daunting. His work on literary, artistic, and musical forms, his devastating indictment of modern industrial society, and his profound grasp of Western culture from Homer to Hollywood have made him one...
Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge
Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory
Theodor Adorno was a German philosopher, sociologist and musicologist and was a leading member and eventually director of the Frankfurt Institute for Social Research. Adorno studied an extraordinary range of subjects during his lifetime – from dialectical logic and the syntax of poetry to...
Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge
Series: Thinking the Political
Interest in Theodor W. Adorno continues to grow in the English-speaking world as the significance of his contribution to philosophy, social and cultural theory, as well as aesthetics is increasingly recognized. Espen Hammer’s lucid book is the first to properly analyze the political implications of...
Published September 23rd 2005 by Routledge