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By J. M. Bernstein

Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969) was once the prime thinker of the 1st new release of the Frankfurt college and is healthier recognized for his contributions to aesthetics and social idea. during this hugely unique contribution to the literature on Adorno, J.M. Bernstein deals the 1st try in any language to supply an account of the moral concept latent in Adorno's writings. This publication can be generally said because the average paintings on Adorno's ethics and may curiosity pros and scholars of philosophy, political idea, sociology, heritage of principles, artwork heritage and tune.

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