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  • The Stars Down to Earthby Theodor Adorno

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.30

    The Stars Down to Earth shows us a stunningly prescient Adorno. Haunted by the ugly side of American culture industries he used the different angles provided by each of these three essays to showcase the dangers inherent in modern obsessions with consumption. He engages with some of his most enduring themes in this seminal collection, focussing on... more...

  • The Jargon of Authenticityby Theodor Adorno

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 15.68

    Theodor Adorno was no stranger to controversy. In The Jargon of Authenticity he gives full expression to his hostility to the language employed by certain existentialist thinkers such as Martin Heidegger. With his customary alertness to the uses and abuses of language, he calls into question the jargon, or 'aura', as his colleague Walter Benjamin... more...

  • Dream Notesby Theodor W. Adorno

    Wiley 2014; US$ 16.16

    "Dreams are as black as death." —Theodor W. Adorno Adorno was fascinated by his dreams and wrote them down throughout his life. He envisaged publishing a collection of them although in the event no more than a few appeared in his lifetime. Dream Notes offers a selection of Adornos writings on dreams that span the last twenty-five years of... more...

  • Current of Musicby Theodor W. Adorno

    Wiley 2014; US$ 35.99

    Fleeing the Nazis, Theodor W. Adorno lived in New York City as a refugee from 1938 until 1941. During these years, he was intensively involved in a study of how the recently developed techniques for the nation-wide transmission of music over radio were transforming the perception of music itself. This broad ranging radio research was conceived as nothing... more...

  • Letters to his Parentsby Theodor W. Adorno

    Wiley 2014; US$ 17.96

    'My dears: this is but a brief note to welcome you to the new world, where you are now no longer all too far away from us. ‘ So begins Adorno’s letter to his parents in May 1939, welcoming them to Cuba where they had just arrived after fleeing from Nazi Germany at the last minute. At the end of 1939 his parents moved again to Florida and then to New... more...

  • Lectures on Negative Dialecticsby Theodor W. Adorno

    Wiley 2014; US$ 26.06

    This volume comprises one of the key lecture courses leading up to the publication in 1966 of Adorno's major work, Negative Dialectics . These lectures focus on developing the concepts critical to the introductory section of that book. They show Adorno as an embattled philosopher defining his own methodology among the prevailing trends of the time.... more...

  • Metaphysicsby Theodor W. Adorno

    Wiley 2014; US$ 26.06

    This volume makes available in English for the first time Adorno's lectures on metaphysics. It provides a unique introduction not only to metaphysics but also to Adorno's own intellectual standpoint, as developed in his major work Negative Dialectics . Metaphysics for Adorno is defined by a central tension between concepts and immediate facts. Adorno... more...

  • Beethovenby Theodor W. Adorno

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.96

    Beethoven is a classic study of the composer's music, written by one of the most important thinkers of our time. Throughout his life, Adorno wrote extensive notes, essay fragments and aides-memoires on the subject of Beethoven's music. This book brings together all of Beethoven's music in relation to the society in which he lived. Adorno identifies... more...

  • Introduction to Sociologyby Theodor W. Adorno

    Wiley 2018; US$ 26.06

    This book provides an invaluable introduction to his historical and conceptual engagement with sociology. more...

  • Against Epistemologyby Theodor W. Adorno; Willis Domingo

    Wiley 2014; US$ 17.96

    This classic book by Theodor W. Adorno anticipates many of the themes that have since become common in contemporary philosophy: the critique of foundationalism, the illusions of idealism and the end of epistemology. It also foreshadows many of the key ideas that were developed by Adorno in his most important philosophical works, including Negative... more...