Can One Live After Auschwitz?: A Philosophical Reader

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This is a comprehensive collection of readings from the work of Theodor Adorno, one of the most influential German thinkers of the twentieth century. What took place in Auschwitz revokes what Adorno termed the "Western legacy of positivity," the innermost substance of traditional philosophy. The prime task of philosophy then remains to reflect on its own failure, its own complicity in such events. Yet in linking the question of philosophy to historical occurrence, Adorno seems not to have abandoned his paradoxical, life ...

Can One Live After Auschwitz?: A Philosophical Reader 2003, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804731447

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Can One Live After Auschwitz?: A Philosophical Reader 2003, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

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