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By Gary A. Mullen

ISBN-10: 1498515746

ISBN-13: 9781498515740

In the minds of many serious theorists, Theodor W. Adorno epitomizes the failure of severe idea to supply any concrete suggestions for political perform. His identify is nearly synonymous with the retreat of the revolutionary highbrow from the creeping totalitarianism of up to date mass democracy. This booklet endeavors to disrupt this false impression through providing a detailed examining of Adorno’s philosophical war of words with the Holocaust and the trendy conceptions of heritage, morality and subjectivity which are complicit in genocide. by means of rethinking the connection among cause and remembrance, morality and materiality, mimesis and political violence, Adorno’s paintings deals not just incisive feedback of recent political principles and associations, it additionally exhibits us intimations of a distinct political practice.

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