Adorno: The Recovery of Experience (SUNY series in by Roger Foster

By Roger Foster

Examines the function of expertise inside Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology.

In Adorno, Roger Foster argues that there's a coherent serious venture on the center of Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology, the most important to that is the restoration of a broader knowing of expertise. Foster claims, in Adorno’s writings, it's the idea of non secular event that denotes this richer imaginative and prescient of expertise and indicates an understanding of the experiential stipulations of strategies. by means of elucidating Adorno’s view of philosophy as a serious perform that discloses the discomfort of the area, Foster indicates that Adorno’s philosophy doesn't turn out in a sort of resignation or futile pessimism. Foster additionally breaks new flooring by means of putting Adorno’s idea of expertise relating to the paintings of different early twentieth-century thinkers, specifically Henri Bergson, Marcel Proust, Edmund Husserl, and early Wittgenstein.

“…this publication is exceptional.” — CHOICE

“This publication argues its place sincerely, engages incisively with the on hand secondary literature in either English and German, and establishes a brand new interpretive place that during many ways corrects and in others complements the scholarly literature.” — Max Pensky, editor of the reality of Adorno: serious Essays on Adorno and the Postmodern

“This is the main lucid presentation I’ve ever learn of Adorno’s paintings. it is a exact success simply because Foster is facing probably the most tough and nuanced elements of Adorno: his belief of expertise with regards to language.” — Tom Huhn, editor of The Cambridge spouse to Adorno

Roger Foster teaches philosophy on the Borough of long island neighborhood university, town college of recent York.

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