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The Disposition of the Subject

Reading Adorno's Dialectic of Technology

Eric L. Krakauer (author)

ISBN: 9780810116344

Publication Date: Jan 1999

Format: Paperback

Also available as: Hardback  

Focusing on the mass manipulation, mass murder and trauma of World War II, the author explores Theodor Adorno's attempt to hinder further atrocity through philosophical analysis of technology and of its contribution to totalitarianisms of various kinds: political, aesthetic and epistemological.
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The unprecedented mass manipulation, mass death and trauma of World War II created a heightened interest in technology and totalitarianism among European and American intellectuals. In "The Disposition of the Subject" , Eric Krakauer explores Theodor Adorno's attempt to hinder further atrocity through philosophical analysis of technology and of its contribution to totalitarianisms of various kinds: political, aesthetic and epistemological.
Pages 200
Date Published 31 Jan 1999
Publisher Northwestern University Press
Series Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
Subject/s Phenomenology & Existentialism   Political control & freedoms  

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