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By Peter E. Gordon

Adorno was once perpetually returning to the philosophies of bourgeois interiority, looking the paradoxical relation among their show up failure and their hidden promise. As Peter E. Gordon indicates, Adorno’s writings on Kierkegaard, Husserl, and Heidegger current us with a photographic negative—a philosophical portrait of the writer himself.

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