Week 1: June 6, 2021
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Summary. The purely philosophical concerns of Dialectis W. Adorno's negative dialectic would seem to be far removed from the concreteness of critical theory; Adorno's philosophy considers perhaps the traditional subject of "pure" philosophy, the structure of experience, whereas critical theory examines specific aspects of society.
NEGATIVE DIALECTICS ‘To the isolated, isolation seems an indubitable certainty; they are bewitched on pain of losing their existence, not to perceive how mediated their isolation is’—Adorno— Theodor Adorno was one Netative the great intellectual figures of the twentieth century. Dripping Nude Negative Dialectics is his major and culminating work.