Adorno's Modernism: Art, Experience, and Catastrophe by Espen Hammer

By Espen Hammer

Theodor W. Adorno's aesthetics has ruled discussions approximately artwork and aesthetic modernism on account that global conflict II, and keeps to notify modern theorizing. Situating Adorno's aesthetic concept within the context of post-Kantian eu philosophy, Espen Hammer explores Adorno's severe view of artwork as engaged in reconsidering basic beneficial properties of our relation to nature and truth. His e-book is based round what Adorno considered as the modern aesthetician's overarching job: to accomplish a imaginative and prescient of the destiny of paintings within the glossy global, whereas demonstrating its detailed cognitive strength. Hammer deals a full of life exam of Adorno's paintings during the crucial challenge of what complete human self-actualization will require, and in addition discusses the broader philosophical importance of aesthetic modernism. This e-book might be a invaluable source for students and scholars of social philosophy, artwork, and aesthetics.

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