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By J. M. Bernstein

Theodor W. Adorno is better identified for his contributions to aesthetics and social concept. Critics have regularly complained concerning the loss of a realistic, political or moral size to Adorno's philosophy. during this hugely unique contribution to the literature on Adorno, J. M. Bernstein bargains the 1st test in any language to supply an account of the moral thought latent in Adorno's writings. Bernstein relates Adorno's ethics to significant tendencies in modern ethical philosophy. He analyses the total diversity of Adorno's significant works, with a different specialise in Dialectic of Enlightenment, Minima Moralia and damaging Dialectics. In constructing his account Bernstein lays specific pressure on Adorno's rivalry that the development of Auschwitz calls for a brand new specific vital. This publication could be broadly stated because the usual paintings on Adorno's ethics and as such will curiosity execs and scholars of philosophy, political conception, sociology, historical past of principles, artwork historical past and music.

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