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The Disposition of the Subject Reading Adorno's Dialectic of Technology by Eric L. Krakauer

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

Part of the Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Series


The Disposition of the Subject Reading Adorno's Dialectic of Technology by Eric L. Krakauer

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.

About the Author

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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Publication date

31st January 1999


Eric L. Krakauer

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Northwestern University Press


200 pages


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