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By Theodor W. Adorno,Willis Domingo

ISBN-10: 0745665373

ISBN-13: 9780745665375

ISBN-10: 0745665381

ISBN-13: 9780745665382

This vintage e-book through Theodor W. Adorno anticipates a number of the topics that experience seeing that turn into universal in modern philosophy: the critique of foundationalism, the illusions of idealism and the tip of epistemology. It additionally foreshadows a number of the key rules that have been constructed by means of Adorno in his most crucial philosophical works, together with Negative Dialectics.

Against Epistemology is predicated on a manuscript Adorno initially wrote in Oxford in 1934-37 in the course of his first years in exile and therefore transformed in Frankfurt in 1955-56. The textual content used to be written as a critique of Husserl’s phenomenology, however the critique of phenomenology is used because the party for a wider critique of epistemology. Adorno defined this as a ‘metacritique’ which blends jointly the research of Husserl’s phenomenology because the such a lot complicated example of the decay of bourgeois idealism with an immanent critique of the tensions and contradictions inner to Husserl’s notion. the result's a strong textual content which is still essentially the most devastating evaluations of Husserl’s paintings ever written and which heralded a few of the principles that experience turn into usual in modern philosophy.

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