By Stefan Müller-Doohm,Rodney Livingstone

'Even the biographical person is a social category', wrote Adorno. ‘It can in basic terms be outlined in a dwelling context including others.’ during this significant new biography, Stefan Müller-Doohm turns this maxim again on Adorno himself and offers a wealthy and accomplished account of the lifestyles and paintings of 1 of the main impressive minds of the 20th century.

This authoritative biography levels around the complete of Adorno's existence and profession, from his formative years and scholar years to his years in emigration within the usa and his go back to postwar Germany. whilst, Muller-Doohm examines the complete variety of Adorno's writings on philosophy, sociology, literary conception, tune thought and cultural feedback. Drawing on an array of resources from Adorno's own correspondence with Horkheimer, Benjamin, Berg, Marcuse, Kracauer and Mann to interviews, notes and either released and unpublished writings, Muller-Doohm situates Adorno's contributions within the context of his instances and gives a wealthy and balanced appraisal of his value within the twentieth Century as a whole.

Müller-Doohm's transparent prose succeeds in making obtainable one of the most complicated parts of Adorno's concept. This notable biography could be the ordinary paintings on Adorno for years to come.

Show description

Read Online or Download Adorno: A Biography PDF

Similar biographies & memoirs of philosophers books

New PDF release: Max Weber. La pasión del pensamiento (Sociologia) (Spanish

Exhaustiva biografía, traducida del alemán, sobre Max Weber, el jurista, historiador, filósofo, político y economista, que con sus estudios sobre los angeles familia, el Estado y los angeles religión despatchedó las bases de l. a. sociología moderna. Mediante una exposición detallada y redactada con técnicas propias de l. a. literatura, Radkau logra vincular los eventos personales en los angeles vida de Weber, con l. a. producción intelectual del autor de l. a. ética protestante.

Download PDF by Björn Akstinat,Simon Akstinat,Harry Rowohlt,Gregor Gysi,Anna: Marx & Engels intim: Erstaunliches aus dem unzensierten

Publication with awesome uncensored fees from the true letter alternate among Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Das Manuskript zum Bestseller-Hörbuch "Marx & Engels intim" mit Harry Rowohlt, Gregor Gysi und Anna Thalbach. Auszug aus dem Inhalt: "Es erwartet Sie eine spannende Lesung aus den persönlichen Briefen und Texten der bekanntesten Philosophen der Welt: von Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels.

Hilary Putnam (Philosophy Now) by Maximilian De Gaynesford PDF

Putnam is among the so much influential philosophers of modern occasions, and his authority stretches a long way past the confines of the self-discipline. even if, there's a massive problem in proposing his paintings either effectively and accessibly. this can be as a result of width and variety of his released writings and to his common spells of radical re-thinking.

Download PDF by Charles Webster: Paracelso: Magia, medicina e profezia alla fine dei tempi

Theophrastus von Hohenheim (1493-1541), meglio noto con il nome di Paracelso, fu medico, convinto sostenitore della magia naturale, attivista radicale durante los angeles prima fase della Riforma, e uno dei più acuti commentatori delle principali questioni sociali e religiose del suo pace. Grazie all’impiego di una vasta gamma di fonti edite e inedite, Charles Webster offre al lettore uno straordinario affresco della vita e dell’opera di Paracelso, analizza il suo impegno according to una riforma complessiva del clero e delle professioni mediche e legali, e descrive le sue aspettative in keeping with l. a. chiesa cristiana del futuro, sottolineandone le affinità con los angeles dottrina spiritualista propugnata dagli anabattisti.

Additional info for Adorno: A Biography

Example text

Download PDF sample

Adorno: A Biography by Stefan Müller-Doohm,Rodney Livingstone


by Thomas
4.3

Adorno: A Biography by Stefan Müller-Doohm,Rodney Livingstone PDF
Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 45 votes