March 21, 2018

Download PDF by Theodor W. Adorno,Willis Domingo: Against Epistemology: A Metacritique

By Theodor W. Adorno,Willis Domingo

ISBN-10: 0745665373

ISBN-13: 9780745665375

ISBN-10: 0745665381

ISBN-13: 9780745665382

This vintage booklet by way of Theodor W. Adorno anticipates some of the subject matters that experience considering develop into universal in modern philosophy: the critique of foundationalism, the illusions of idealism and the top of epistemology. It additionally foreshadows a number of the key rules that have been constructed via Adorno in his most vital philosophical works, together with Negative Dialectics.

Against Epistemology relies on a manuscript Adorno initially wrote in Oxford in 1934-37 in the course of his first years in exile and as a result remodeled in Frankfurt in 1955-56. The textual content was once written as a critique of Husserl’s phenomenology, however the critique of phenomenology is used because the social gathering for a wider critique of epistemology. Adorno defined this as a ‘metacritique’ which blends jointly the research of Husserl’s phenomenology because the so much complicated example of the decay of bourgeois idealism with an immanent critique of the tensions and contradictions inner to Husserl’s suggestion. the result's a strong textual content which is still essentially the most devastating reviews of Husserl’s paintings ever written and which heralded a few of the principles that experience turn into normal in modern philosophy.

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