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Description - Aesthetic Theory by Theodor W. Adorno

Theodor Adorno (1903-69) was undoubtedly the foremost thinker of the Frankfurt School, the influential group of German thinkers that fled to the US in the 1930s, including such thinkers as Herbert Marcuse and Max Horkheimer. His work has proved enormously influential in sociology, philosophy and cultural theory. Aesthetic Theory is Adorno's posthumous magnum opus and the culmination of a lifetime's investigation. Analysing the sublime, the ugly and the beautiful, Adorno shows how such concepts frame and distil human experience and that it is human experience that ultimately underlies aesthetics. In Adorno's formulation `art is the sedimented history of human misery'.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781780936598
ISBN-10: 1780936591
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Bloomsbury Academic
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Apr-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Theodor W. Adorno

Theodor W. Adorno (1903-69) was a founder and arguably the foremost thinker of the Frankfurt School. He worked with Max Horkheimer at the New York Institute for Social Research and later taught at the University of Frankfurt until his death in 1969. His work has proved enormously influential in sociology, philosophy and cultural theory.

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