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Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'
Kant is a pivotal thinker in Adorno's intellectual world. Although he wrote monographs on Hegel, Husserl, and Kierkegaard, the closest Adorno came to an extended discussion of Kant are two lecture courses, one concentrating on the Critique of Pure Reason and the other on the Critique of Practical Reason. This new volume by Adorno comprises his lectures on the former.
Paperback, 312 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by Stanford University Press
(first published January 1st 1991)
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I'm not sure I agree with all of Adorno's views here, particularly with respect to Kant's relationship with idealism and "the block", but this book does a great job of properly situating Kant within a transitional period for modern philosophy.
Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno was one of the most important philosophers and social critics in Germany after World War II. Although less well known among anglophone philosophers than his contemporary Hans-Georg Gadamer, Adorno had even greater influence on scholars and intellectuals in postwar Germany. In the 1960s he was the most prominent challenger to both Sir Karl Popper's philosophy of science a ...moreMore about Theodor W. Adorno...