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Rereading

I’m in a reading mood this week more so than writing, which is slightly inconvenient because I’ve got an essay deadline on July 30 and another deadline for a project proposal at the end of this week. 66 more words

Reading

The good, the ugly and the bad. And at the end, the beautiful.

So much has happened since the World Cup final – that’s what I get for not blogging more regularly… I will have to address these events in chronological order, otherwise this will be a confusing post. 2,181 more words

Theodor Adorno and the "Culture Industr[ial Complex]"

Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno was born in Frankfurt in 1903 into a wealthy and cultured family. His father, a wine merchant, was of Jewish origin but had converted to Protestantism at university. 1,468 more words

Philosophy

Mujer: ¿Ciudadana u objeto?

Izquierda: Marita Alpaca, derecha: Edita Guerrero

El Perú fue el penúltimo país de América Latina en otorgar el voto a las mujeres. La mujer fue incorporada a la democracia a través de una medida  populista de un régimen dictatorial. 1,148 more words

Mujer

“The Central, Structural Problem of Capitalist Society in All its Aspects”: Commodity Fetishism and Social Theory in Georg Lukács , Theodor W. Adorno and Henri Lefebvre.

“The Central, Structural Problem of Capitalist Society in All its Aspects”: Commodity Fetishism and Social Theory in Georg Lukács , Theodor W. Adorno and Henri Lefebvre. 5,551 more words

Marx

The (Yeast) Culture Industry: A Chicago-Style Goodbye to Frankfurt

When I was a second-year, I wrote a paper titled “Enlightenment as Self-Deception: Horkheimer and Adorno in the Internet Age”. It was about the delusion of transcending mass culture that persists in the twenty-first century, and about how—ahem—”the ‘untruth of style’ triumphs still today, in heavily colorized iPhone photography and the carefully edited backstories of YouTube celebrities”. 418 more words

The Idea of Domination in Horkheimer & Adorno and Nietzsche

Before Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno wrote their works, the idea of domination played a very important role in the thinking of Friedrich Nietzsche, who partially inspired the two authors. 606 more words

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