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Adorno’s politics: Theory and praxis in Germany’s 1960s by Fabian Freyenhagen

By Fabian Freyenhagen

Theodor W. Adorno encouraged a lot of Germany’s Nineteen Sixties scholar circulate, yet he got here more and more into clash with this move in regards to the useful implications of his serious concept. Others – together with his good friend and colleague Herbert Marcuse – additionally accused Adorno of a quietism that's politically objectionable and in contradiction along with his personal concept. listed here, I reconstruct, and partly shield, Adorno’s perspectives on conception and (political) praxis in Germany’s Nineteen Sixties in eleven theses. His usually attacked and maligned stance throughout the Nineteen Sixties is predicated on his research of those old situations. positioned provocatively, his stance is composed within the view that individuals within the Sixties have attempted to alter the area, in a number of methods; the purpose – at the moment – was once to interpret it.

This article was once initially conceived as a part of Adorno’s functional Philosophy and may be regarded as necessary to it.

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