Sexuality

This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape. Despite Adorno’s materialism and his insistence on objects always being larger than their concepts, he also maintains that
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 6. “Logic of Disintegration” The notion that our reality
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 3. “Peephole Metaphysics” The way Adorno describes it, coming
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 8. Cogitative Self-Reflection Sooner or later, philosophers discover that
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 2. Compulsory Substantiveness Adorno, destroyer of philosopher worlds though
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 4. Noncontradictoriness Not To Be Hypostatized What makes us
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 7. On the Dialectics of Identity Negative dialectics involves
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 5. Relation to Left-Wing Hegelianism Adorno seems to have
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  Negative Dialectics Part Two: Negative Dialectics. Concepts and Categories 1. The Indissoluble “Something” In Hegel, the ultimate truth
*The following is reposted from Marxists.org. Final clarity. – The newspaper obituary for a businessman once read: “The breadth of his conscience competed with the goodness of his heart.” The lapse committed by the mourners in the rarefied, elevated language called for at such times, the involuntary admission that the
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