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Whos Afraid of the Ivory Tower - Theodore Adorno

Whos Afraid of the Ivory Tower - Theodore Adorno

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Published by Diana L. Barbu
In this seminal 1969 interview with the German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel, Adorno explains, in more lucid and conversational terms than is characteristic of his formal writings, his conceptualization of the political relevance that his theoretical work may have. For Adorno, the political impact of his work is not to be measured by the extent to which it enables unmediated social praxis but rather by the extent to which it effects a broad change in consciousness.
In this seminal 1969 interview with the German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel, Adorno explains, in more lucid and conversational terms than is characteristic of his formal writings, his conceptualization of the political relevance that his theoretical work may have. For Adorno, the political impact of his work is not to be measured by the extent to which it enables unmediated social praxis but rather by the extent to which it effects a broad change in consciousness.

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Published by: Diana L. Barbu on Sep 30, 2013
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