Bibliographic Details

Adorno : a guide for the perplexed / Alex Thomson.

Author / Creator Thomson, A. J. P. (Alexander John Peter)
Imprint London ; New York : Continuum, 2006.
Description viii, 175 p. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Series Guides for the perplexed
Subject Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969.
Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969
Format E-Resource, Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6018031
ISBN 0826474195 (hbk.)
0826474209 (pbk.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 166-170) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Against Authenticity
  • Weimar Years
  • In America
  • Adorno's Cultural Criticism
  • Return
  • Aftermath
  • 2. Art and Culture
  • Adorno and Popular Music
  • The Aesthetics of Music
  • Modernism or avant-garde?
  • History and Truth-Content
  • The Culture Industry
  • Aesthetic theory and ideology-critique
  • 3. Freedom and Society
  • Wrong Life: Adorno's Minima Moralia
  • Adorno and Kant
  • Freedom and Society
  • Dialectic of Enlightenment
  • The morality of thinking
  • Living with Guilt
  • 4. Philosophy and History
  • Writing the Disaster
  • Crisis of Reason
  • Against Historicism
  • The task of philosophy
  • Adorno & Marxism
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Further Reading
  • Bibliography
  • Index