Theodor Adorno: Key Concepts, by Cook,Deborah
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- ISBN: 9781844651191 | 1844651193
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 8/13/2014
The issues Theodor Adorno explored in his work are as pressing now as they were then and his ideas continue 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 concerted attempt to stem or to reverse potentially catastrophic tendencies in the West. This book serves as a guide through the intricate labyrinth of Adorno¿s work. Expert contributors make Adorno accessible to a new generation of readers without simplifying his thought. They provide readers with the key concepts needed to decipher Adorno's often daunting books and essays.