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

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

by Morton Schoolman
     
 

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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.

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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

1. Introduction: Reason and Horror 2. Reason as a 'Murderous Principle' 3. Dialectic of Enlightenment as a Genealogy of Reason 4. Aesthetic Individuality by Analogy: Dialectic of Enlightenment and the Birth and Death of Tragedy 5. Recovering Aesthetic Individuality from Art: Aesthetic reason in Adorno's Aesthetic Theory 6. An Ethic of Appearances 7. Individuality as a Poetic Form of Life 8. Democracy as an Aesthetic Form of Life 9. Aesthetic Individuality as a Democratic Achievement 10. Conclusion: Individuality After the Holocaust

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