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By Roger S. Foster

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Adorno and Philosophical Modernism: the interior of Things deals an unique interpretation and energetic protection of Theodor Adorno’s proposal of philosophy because the perform of what Roger Foster calls “philosophical modernism.” Adorno’s philosophical writings, from the early Nineteen Thirties to the mature works of the overdue Nineteen Sixties, are deeply proficient through a distinctively modernist imaginative and prescient of human event. This publication seeks to set up that Adorno’s targeted and lasting contribution to philosophy is composed in his sustained and rigorous improvement of this modernist imaginative and prescient into an encompassing perform of philosophical interpretation. the basic good points of this imaginative and prescient should be discerned in all of Adorno’s significant writings in philosophy, social concept, and aesthetics. Its defining point is the assumption of a trend underlying traditional adventure, which, even if ultimately obtainable, could be disclosed through the reconstructive paintings of philosophical or literary language. This imaginative and prescient, Foster argues, might be discerned within the significant works of literary modernism (including Woolf, Proust, and Musil) in addition to within the interpretive means of psychoanalysis built through Sigmund Freud. the significance of Adorno’s contribution to twentieth-century philosophy can in basic terms be absolutely liked via figuring out how he built this imaginative and prescient into an overarching perform of philosophical interpretation that offered a coherent and profound reaction to the decay of expertise afflicting late-modern societies. during this booklet, Foster expounds that interpretive perform, exploring its ramifications and, particularly, its relation with literary modernism, and locations it in severe discussion with substitute philosophical responses.

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