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Adorno, Foucault and critique

Adorno and Foucault are among the 20th century’s most renowned social critics but little work has been done to compare their ideas about the activity of critique. ‘Adorno, Foucault and Critique’ attempts to fill this lacuna. It takes as its … Continue reading

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Adorno Letter to Fromm on Women

More and more I am convinced that the actual coincidence of Marxist theory and psychoanalysis lies not only in analogies of superstructure and base with ego and id etc., but rather in the connection between the fetish character of the … Continue reading

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Negativity and Revolution: Adorno and Political Activism

Book – How can activists combat the political paralysis that characterizes the anti-dialectical Marxism of Foucault, Derrida, and Deleuze, without reverting to a dogmatic orthodoxy? This book explores solutions in the ‘negative dialectics’ of Theodor Adorno. The poststructuralist shift from dialectics … Continue reading

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Habermas on Adorno

What seems to be trivial in retrospect could not be taken for granted by the time I joined the Institut für Sozialforschung (Institute for Social Research); that its reputation would be more dependent on Adorno‘s incessant productivity, which was only … Continue reading

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