By Roger Foster
In Adorno, Roger Foster argues that there's a coherent serious undertaking on the middle of Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology, the major to that is the restoration of a broader figuring out of expertise. Foster claims, in Adorno’s writings, it's the notion of non secular event that denotes this richer imaginative and prescient of expertise and indicates an understanding of the experiential stipulations of ideas. through elucidating Adorno’s view of philosophy as a serious perform that discloses the ache of the area, Foster exhibits that Adorno’s philosophy doesn't turn out in a kind of resignation or futile pessimism. Foster additionally breaks new flooring through putting Adorno’s concept of expertise in terms of the paintings of alternative early twentieth-century thinkers, specifically Henri Bergson, Marcel Proust, Edmund Husserl, and early Wittgenstein.
“…this e-book is exceptional.” — CHOICE
“This e-book argues its place basically, engages incisively with the to be had secondary literature in either English and German, and establishes a brand new interpretive place that during many ways corrects and in others complements the scholarly literature.” — Max Pensky, editor of the reality of Adorno: severe Essays on Adorno and the Postmodern
“This is the main lucid presentation I’ve ever learn of Adorno’s paintings. this can be a specific fulfillment simply because Foster is facing probably the most tricky and nuanced points of Adorno: his perception of expertise on the subject of language.” — Tom Huhn, editor of The Cambridge better half to Adorno
Roger Foster teaches philosophy on the Borough of long island group collage, town collage of latest York.
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Adorno: The Recovery of Experience (SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy) by Roger Foster