Philosophical Elements of a Theory of Society

A collection of essays and extracts, all published previously, on a wide range of topics. The editor's introduction

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Philosophical Elements of a Theory of Society

Table of contents :
Introduction: "Not the First Philosophy, but a Last One": Notes on Adorno's Thought / Rolf Tiedemann --
pt. I. Toward a New Categorical Imperative --
1. The Meaning of Working through the Past --
2. Education after Auschwitz --
pt. II. Damaged Life --
3. Selections from Minima Moralia --
pt. II. Administered World, Reified Thought --
4. Reflections on Class Theory --
5. Late Capitalism or Industrial Society?: The Fundamental Question of the Present Structure of Society --
6. Progress --
7. Cultural Criticism and Society --
8. The Jargon of Authenticity --
9. Crowds and Power: Conversation with Elias Canetti --
pt. IV. Art, Memory of Suffering --
10. Heine the Wound --
11. Notes on Kafka --
12. Commitment --
13. Trying to Understand Endgame --
14. Beethoven's Late Style --
15. Schubert --
16. Wagner's Relevance Today --
17. Mahler --
18. Alban Berg --
19. Art and the Arts --
pt. V.A Philosophy that Keeps Itself Alive --
20. Elements of Anti-Semitism: Limits of Enlightenment --
21. Selections from Metaphysics: Concept and Problems.

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