Adorno's Practical Philosophy: Living Less Wrongly (Modern by Fabian Freyenhagen

By Fabian Freyenhagen

Adorno notoriously asserted that there's no 'right' lifestyles in our present social global. This statement has contributed to the frequent conception that his philosophy has no sensible import or coherent ethics, and he's frequently accused of being too damaging. Fabian Freyenhagen reconstructs and defends Adorno's sensible philosophy in accordance with those fees. He argues that Adorno's deep pessimism in regards to the modern social international is coupled with a powerful optimism approximately human capability, and that this optimism explains his unfavourable perspectives in regards to the social international, and his call for that we face up to and alter it. He indicates that Adorno holds a considerable ethics, albeit one who is minimalist and in accordance with a pluralist belief of the undesirable - a advisor for residing much less wrongly. His incisive examine does a lot to develop our figuring out of Adorno, and is additionally a major intervention into present debates in ethical philosophy.

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