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By Nathan Ross

ISBN-10: 1783482923

ISBN-13: 9781783482924

ISBN-10: 1783482931

ISBN-13: 9781783482931

Walter Benjamin and Theodor W. Adorno are thought of at the present time to be the 2 most vital early theorists in founding severe concept. of their works and correspondence, either thinkers flip to paintings and the classy as an essential approach for realizing sleek society and constructing philosophical tools. This quantity of unique essays seeks to appreciate how they motivated one another and disagreed with one another on primary questions about paintings and the classy. The books offers with numerous key philosophical questions, comparable to:

  • How does paintings contain detailed modes of expertise?
  • What is the political value of recent art?
  • What does aesthetic event train us concerning the boundaries of conceptual thought?
  • How is aesthetic event implicated within the very medium of inspiration, language?


Ultimately the booklet offers a scientific argument for the foundational value of the classy within the improvement of the early serious thought movement.

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