It is a book that argues for the fundamental negativity of thought, of a negativity that is never reconciled in a "world spirit."
Michel Foucault once stated that it was a great tragedy that the Frankfurt School and the French post-structuralists were unaware of each other's work.
The reduction to pure spontaneity applies to the empirical subjects the very same law which as an expanded causal category becomes determinism.
The author states that this book is a confession, but is one which is necessary to understand deep knowledge of his work, definitely if the reader not have this knowledge will not... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Adriano Becattini
Despite what others describe as a flawed translation, this text represents a brilliant, nuanced and complex presentation of negative dialectics. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Dr Doran
Adorno's possible magnum opus is a vast, magisterial work of critical theory--it is the enduring testament to his intellectual depth. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Steiner