Theodor W. Adorno,Willis Domingo's Against Epistemology: A Metacritique PDF

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By Theodor W. Adorno,Willis Domingo

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ISBN-13: 9780745665375

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ISBN-13: 9780745665382

This vintage booklet via Theodor W. Adorno anticipates a few of the issues that experience because turn into universal in modern philosophy: the critique of foundationalism, the illusions of idealism and the tip of epistemology. It additionally foreshadows some of the key principles that have been built by way of Adorno in his most crucial philosophical works, together with Negative Dialectics.

Against Epistemology relies on a manuscript Adorno initially wrote in Oxford in 1934-37 in the course of his first years in exile and consequently transformed in Frankfurt in 1955-56. The textual content used to be written as a critique of Husserl’s phenomenology, however the critique of phenomenology is used because the social gathering for a much wider critique of epistemology. Adorno defined this as a ‘metacritique’ which blends jointly the research of Husserl’s phenomenology because the so much complicated example of the decay of bourgeois idealism with an immanent critique of the tensions and contradictions inner to Husserl’s concept. the result's a strong textual content which is still some of the most devastating opinions of Husserl’s paintings ever written and which heralded the various principles that experience develop into general in modern philosophy.

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