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Theodor W. Adorno's aesthetics has ruled discussions approximately artwork and aesthetic modernism in view that global conflict II, and maintains to notify modern theorizing. Situating Adorno's aesthetic conception within the context of post-Kantian ecu philosophy, Espen Hammer explores Adorno's severe view of paintings as engaged in reconsidering basic gains of our relation to nature and fact. His publication is based round what Adorno considered as the modern aesthetician's overarching activity: to accomplish a imaginative and prescient of the destiny of artwork within the sleek global, whereas demonstrating its particular cognitive power. Hammer deals a full of life exam of Adorno's paintings in the course of the important challenge of what complete human self-actualization will require, and in addition discusses the broader philosophical value of aesthetic modernism. This ebook should be a necessary source for students and scholars of social philosophy, paintings, and aesthetics.

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By Espen Hammer

Theodor W. Adorno's aesthetics has ruled discussions approximately artwork and aesthetic modernism in view that global conflict II, and maintains to notify modern theorizing. Situating Adorno's aesthetic conception within the context of post-Kantian ecu philosophy, Espen Hammer explores Adorno's severe view of paintings as engaged in reconsidering basic gains of our relation to nature and fact. His publication is based round what Adorno considered as the modern aesthetician's overarching activity: to accomplish a imaginative and prescient of the destiny of artwork within the sleek global, whereas demonstrating its particular cognitive power. Hammer deals a full of life exam of Adorno's paintings in the course of the important challenge of what complete human self-actualization will require, and in addition discusses the broader philosophical value of aesthetic modernism. This ebook should be a necessary source for students and scholars of social philosophy, paintings, and aesthetics.

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