David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Symposium 13 (1):22-39 (2009)
This essay examines the nexus of politics and ethics in Theodor W. Adorno’s thought. First, the essay takes issue with emphaticethical readings of Adorno that overlook both the societal reach and the inherent limitations to his politics. These limitations arise from his neglecting questions of collective agency and societal normativity. Then, the essay shows that such neglect creates problems for Adorno’s moral philosophy. It concludes by suggesting that to do justice to the insights in Adorno’s thought a democratic politics of global transformation is required
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Lambert Zuidervaart (2007). Social Philosophy After Adorno. Cambridge University Press.
Bed P. Paudyal (2009). Mimesis in Adorno's Aesthetic Theory. Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry 4 (8):1-10.
J. M. Bernstein (2001). Adorno: Disenchantment and Ethics. Cambridge University Press.
Dan Webb (2009). `If Adorno Isn't the Devil, It's Because He's a Jew': Lyotard's Misreading of Adorno Through Thomas Mann's Dr Faustus. Philosophy and Social Criticism 35 (5):517-531.
Max Pensky (2004). Natural History: The Life and Afterlife of a Concept in Adorno. Critical Horizons 5 (1):227-258.
Babette Babich (2011). Adorno on Nihilism and Modern Science, Animals, and Jews. Symposium 15 (1):110-145.
Joseph D. Lewandowski (1996). Adorno on Jazz and Society. Philosophy and Social Criticism 22 (5):103-121.
Eric S. Nelson (2012). Aesthetics, Ethics and Nature in Adorno. In Jerome / Giles Carroll (ed.), Aesthetics and Modernity from Schiller to the Frankfurt School. Peter Lang.
Nick Smith (2003). Making Adorno’s Ethics and Politics Explicit. Social Theory and Practice 29 (3):487-498.
John Drabinski (2000). The Possibility of an Ethical Politics: From Peace to Liturgy. Philosophy and Social Criticism 26 (4):49-73.
Asher Howoritz (2002). 'By a Hair's Breadth': Critique, Transcendence and the Ethical in Adorno and Levinas. Philosophy and Social Criticism 28 (2).
Barr Clingan & P. Nicolaas (2011). Hent de Vries and the Other of Reason. The European Legacy 15 (5):549-563.
Lambert Zuidervaart, Theodor W. Adorno. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Samir Gandesha (2004). Writing and Judging: Adorno, Arendt and the Chiasmus of Natural History. Philosophy and Social Criticism 30 (4):445-475.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads3 ( #290,290 of 1,098,889 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #286,682 of 1,098,889 )
How can I increase my downloads?