Download Adorno: The Recovery of Experience (SUNY series in by Roger Foster PDF

By Roger Foster

Examines the position of expertise inside of Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology.

In Adorno, Roger Foster argues that there's a coherent serious undertaking on the center of Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology, the most important to that is the restoration of a broader knowing of expertise. Foster claims, in Adorno’s writings, it's the inspiration of religious event that denotes this richer imaginative and prescient of expertise and indicates an expertise of the experiential stipulations of innovations. via elucidating Adorno’s view of philosophy as a serious perform that discloses the anguish of the area, Foster exhibits that Adorno’s philosophy doesn't turn out in a sort of resignation or futile pessimism. Foster additionally breaks new flooring by way of putting Adorno’s idea of expertise on the subject of the paintings of alternative early twentieth-century thinkers, specifically Henri Bergson, Marcel Proust, Edmund Husserl, and early Wittgenstein.

“…this publication is exceptional.” — CHOICE

“This booklet argues its place in actual fact, engages incisively with the on hand 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 targeted fulfillment simply because Foster is facing some of the most tricky and nuanced features of Adorno: his belief 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 ny neighborhood university, the town collage of recent York.

Show description

Read or Download Adorno: The Recovery of Experience (SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy) PDF

Similar epistemology books

Knowledge in an Uncertain World

Wisdom in an doubtful international is an exploration of the relation among wisdom, purposes, and justification. in line with the first argument of the ebook, you could depend on what you recognize in motion and trust, simply because what you recognize could be a cause you will have and you may depend upon the explanations you will have.

Powers and Capacities in Philosophy: The New Aristotelianism

Powers and Capacities in Philosophy is designed to stake out an rising, discipline-spanning neo-Aristotelian framework grounded in realism approximately causal powers. ? the quantity brings jointly for the 1st time unique essays by means of best philosophers engaged on powers when it comes to metaphysics, philosophy of usual and social technological know-how, philosophy of brain and motion, epistemology, ethics and social and political philosophy.

The Epistemic Significance of Disagreement (Palgrave Innovations in Philosophy)

Getting to know anyone disagrees with you is a typical prevalence. The query of epistemic importance of confrontation issues how learning that one other disagrees with you impacts the rationality of your ideals on that subject. This ebook examines the solutions which have been proposed to this question, and offers and defends its personal resolution.

Wonder, Value and God (Transcending Boundaries in Philosophy and Theology)

This publication relates the price found in the flora and fauna and in human creativity to an underlying objective which it lines in construction. It opens through invoking the beauty aroused through nature's worth and celebrated by means of poets, and strikes to a cosmic function because the most sensible clarification of this worth. usual evils are thought of and set of their evolutionary context.

Additional resources for Adorno: The Recovery of Experience (SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.54 of 5 – based on 23 votes