Download e-book for kindle: Adorno's Modernism: Art, Experience, and Catastrophe by Espen Hammer

By Espen Hammer

ISBN-10: 1107121590

ISBN-13: 9781107121591

ISBN-10: 1107551749

ISBN-13: 9781107551749

Theodor W. Adorno's aesthetics has ruled discussions approximately artwork and aesthetic modernism due to the fact that international conflict II, and keeps to notify modern theorizing. Situating Adorno's aesthetic conception within the context of post-Kantian ecu philosophy, Espen Hammer explores Adorno's serious view of artwork as engaged in reconsidering basic good points of our relation to nature and fact. His ebook is dependent round what Adorno considered as the modern aesthetician's overarching activity: to accomplish a imaginative and prescient of the destiny of artwork within the smooth international, whereas demonstrating its certain cognitive capability. Hammer bargains a full of life exam of Adorno's paintings in the course of the relevant challenge of what complete human self-actualization will require, and likewise discusses the broader philosophical value of aesthetic modernism. This booklet can be a invaluable source for students and scholars of social philosophy, artwork, and aesthetics.

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