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Adorno's Theory of Philosophical and Aesthetic Truth (Hardcover) (Owen Hulatt)

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In Adorno's Theory of Philosophical and Aesthetic Truth, Owen Hulatt undertakes an original reading of Theodor W. Adorno's epistemology and its material underpinnings, deepening our understanding of his theories of truth, art, and the nonidentical. Hulatt's novel interpretation casts Adorno's theory of philosophical and aesthetic truth as substantially unified, supporting the thinker's claim that both philosophy and art are capable of being true.For Adorno, truth is produced when rhetorical "texture" combines with cognitive "performance," leading to the breakdown of concepts that mediate the experience of the consciousness. Both philosophy and art manifest these features, although philosophy enacts these conceptual issues directly, while art does so obliquely. Hulatt builds a robust argument for Adorno's claim that concepts ineluctably misconstrue their objects. He also puts the still influential thinker into conversation with Hegel, Husserl, Frazer, Sohn-Rethel, Benjamin, Strawson, Dahlhaus, Habermas, and Caillois, among many others.
Number of Pages: 245
Genre: Philosophy, Art, Literary Criticism
Series Title: Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Author: Owen Hulatt
Language: English
Street Date: September 27, 2016
TCIN: 51505915
UPC: 9780231177245
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-3299
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