Reason and Horror: Critical Theory, Democracy, and Aesthetic Individuality

Reason and Horror: Critical Theory, Democracy, and Aesthetic Individuality

by Morton Schoolman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415930286

ISBN-13: 9780415930284

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Morton Schoolman develops a fascinating and entirely new interpretation of the work of Horkenheimer and Adorno.  See more details below

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Morton Schoolman develops a fascinating and entirely new interpretation of the work of Horkenheimer and Adorno.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415930284
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Introduction: Reason and Horror1
Pt. IIndividuality Before the Holocaust27
2Reason as a "Murderous Principle"29
3Dialectic of Enlightenment as a Genealogy of Reason52
4Aesthetic Individuality by Analogy: Dialectic of Enlightenment and the Birth and Death of Tragedy85
5Recovering Aesthetic Individuality from Art: Aesthetic Reason in Adorno's Aesthetic Theory117
Pt. IISurfaces147
6An Ethic of Appearances149
7Individuality as a Poetic Form of Life185
8Democracy as an Aesthetic Form of Life230
9Aesthetic Individuality as a Democratic Achievement248
10Conclusion: Individuality After the Holocaust300
Notes311
Index329

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