The Disposition of the Subject Reading Adorno's Dialectic of Technology

by Eric L. Krakauer

Part of the Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Series

The Disposition of the Subject Reading Adorno's Dialectic of Technology Synopsis

The unprecedented mass manipulation, mass death and trauma of World War II created a heightened interest in technology and totalitarianism among European and American intellectuals. In The Disposition of the Subject , Eric Krakauer explores Theodor Adorno's attempt to hinder further atrocity through philosophical analysis of technology and of its contribution to totalitarianisms of various kinds: political, aesthetic and epistemological.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780810116344
Publication date: 31st January 1999
Author: Eric L. Krakauer
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 200 pages
Categories: Political control & freedoms,

About Eric L. Krakauer

Eric L. Krakauer practices internal medicine an dpalliative care at Massachusetts General Hospital and teaches in the Departments of Medicine and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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