By Roger Foster
In Adorno, Roger Foster argues that there's a coherent severe venture on the center of Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology, the most important to that's the restoration of a broader knowing of expertise. Foster claims, in Adorno’s writings, it's the proposal of non secular event that denotes this richer imaginative and prescient of expertise and indicates an wisdom of the experiential stipulations of techniques. by way of elucidating Adorno’s view of philosophy as a serious perform that discloses the discomfort of the realm, Foster indicates that Adorno’s philosophy doesn't prove in a sort of resignation or futile pessimism. Foster additionally breaks new floor via putting Adorno’s conception of expertise when it comes to the paintings of alternative early twentieth-century thinkers, particularly Henri Bergson, Marcel Proust, Edmund Husserl, and early Wittgenstein.
“…this e-book is exceptional.” — CHOICE
“This booklet 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: serious Essays on Adorno and the Postmodern
“This is the main lucid presentation I’ve ever learn of Adorno’s paintings. it is a unique fulfillment simply because Foster is facing essentially the most tricky and nuanced facets of Adorno: his perception of expertise with regards to language.” — Tom Huhn, editor of The Cambridge spouse to Adorno
Roger Foster teaches philosophy on the Borough of new york neighborhood collage, the town collage of recent York.
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Adorno: The Recovery of Experience (SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy) by Roger Foster