Adorno, Radical Negativity, and Cultural Critique: Utopia in the Map of the World

Adorno, Radical Negativity, and Cultural Critique: Utopia in the Map of the World

By: Kathleen League (author)Hardback

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Adorno, Radical Negativity, and Cultural Critique presents the concept of utopia as a necessary corrective to the cynical ethos of our time. Kathleen League explores this fascinating philosophical concept through discussions of works by such diverse figures as Jacques Derrida, Richard Wolin, Pierre Bourdieu, the Sex Pistols, and Oscar Wilde. This gripping journey through an often neglected philosophy will interest those who want to know more about Adorno, radical social change, and utopia.

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Kathleen League, PhD, is an independent scholar.


Chapter 1 Introduction. Adorno, Utopia, Negativity, and Now Chapter 2 Chapter One. Adorno No Sell Out: A Critical Response to Richard Wolin Chapter 3 Chapter Two. Adorno without Negativity: A Preliminary Encounter with Jacques Derrida Chapter 4 Chapter Three. Adorno and the Sex Pistols Chapter 5 Chapter Four. Radical Formalism and the Working Class: A Critical Articulation of Adorno and Bourdieu Chapter 6 Afterword. Unlikely Compatriots of Utopia: Wilde and Adorno

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  • publication date: 19/11/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780739150375
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 174
  • ID: 9780739150375
  • weight: 440
  • ISBN10: 0739150375

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