Adorno's Modernism: Art, Experience, and Catastrophe by Espen Hammer

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By Espen Hammer

Theodor W. Adorno's aesthetics has ruled discussions approximately artwork and aesthetic modernism in view that global warfare II, and keeps to notify modern theorizing. Situating Adorno's aesthetic concept within the context of post-Kantian ecu philosophy, Espen Hammer explores Adorno's severe view of paintings as engaged in reconsidering basic gains of our relation to nature and fact. His booklet is established round what Adorno considered as the modern aesthetician's overarching activity: to accomplish a imaginative and prescient of the destiny of paintings within the sleek global, whereas demonstrating its targeted cognitive capability. Hammer deals a full of life exam of Adorno's paintings throughout the vital challenge of what complete human self-actualization will require, and likewise discusses the broader philosophical value of aesthetic modernism. This e-book can be a priceless source for students and scholars of social philosophy, artwork, and aesthetics.

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