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By Theodor W. Adorno,Willis Domingo

This vintage publication through Theodor W. Adorno anticipates a number of the issues that experience considering that turn into universal in modern philosophy: the critique of foundationalism, the illusions of idealism and the tip of epistemology. It additionally foreshadows a number of the key principles that have been built through Adorno in his most crucial philosophical works, together with Negative Dialectics.

Against Epistemology is predicated on a manuscript Adorno initially wrote in Oxford in 1934-37 in the course of his first years in exile and in this case remodeled in Frankfurt in 1955-56. The textual content was once written as a critique of Husserl’s phenomenology, however the critique of phenomenology is used because the celebration for a wider critique of epistemology. Adorno defined this as a ‘metacritique’ which blends jointly the research of Husserl’s phenomenology because the so much complicated example of the decay of bourgeois idealism with an immanent critique of the tensions and contradictions inner to Husserl’s concept. the result's a strong textual content which is still some of the most devastating evaluations of Husserl’s paintings ever written and which heralded a number of the rules that experience develop into average in modern philosophy.

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