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Thinking with Adorno: The Uncoercive Gaze

Gerhard Richter


What Theodor W. Adorno says cannot be separated from how he says it. By the same token, what he thinks cannot be isolated from how he thinks it. The central aim of Thinking with Adorno: The Uncoervice Gaze is to examine how these basic yet far-reaching assumptions teach us to think with Adorno—which is to say, both alongside him and in relation to his diverse contexts and constellations. These contexts and constellations range from aesthetic theory to political critique, from the problem of judgment to the difficulty of inheriting a tradition, from one’s orientation in the work of art and the ... More

Keywords: Adorno, Adorno in dialogue, primacy of object, role of language, style of thinking, uncoercive gaze

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780823284030
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823284030.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerhard Richter, author
Brown University