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
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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 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
“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
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
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