By Theodor W. Adorno,Willis Domingo

This vintage e-book by way of Theodor W. Adorno anticipates some of the issues that experience for the reason that develop into universal in modern philosophy: the critique of foundationalism, the illusions of idealism and the tip of epistemology. It additionally foreshadows some of the key rules that have been constructed through Adorno in his most vital philosophical works, together with Negative Dialectics.

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

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