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By J. M. Bernstein

Theodor W. Adorno is better identified for his contributions to aesthetics and social concept. Critics have continually complained concerning the loss of a pragmatic, political or moral size to Adorno's philosophy. during this hugely unique contribution to the literature on Adorno, J. M. Bernstein deals the 1st test in any language to supply an account of the moral thought latent in Adorno's writings. Bernstein relates Adorno's ethics to significant tendencies in modern ethical philosophy. He analyses the complete variety of Adorno's significant works, with a distinct specialise in Dialectic of Enlightenment, Minima Moralia and unfavourable Dialectics. In constructing his account Bernstein lays specific tension on Adorno's competition that the development of Auschwitz calls for a brand new express relevant. This ebook could be broadly said because the normal paintings on Adorno's ethics and as such will curiosity execs and scholars of philosophy, political concept, sociology, background of rules, paintings heritage and music.

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