Theodor Adorno

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  • Born

    Born to parents: Oskar Wiesengrund, an assimilated Jewish merchant, and Maria Calvalli-Adorno, a musically gifted person of Italian-Catholic descent. in Frankfurt am Main, Germany Sept. 11, 1903.
  • Exile/Migration to New York

    Adorno left Germany in the spring of 1934. During the Nazi era he resided in Oxford, New York City,
  • Publication

    Dialectic of Enlightenment
  • Publication

    Composing for the Films Collaborative with Hanns Eisler
  • Publication

    Philosophy of New Music
  • Publication

    The Authoritarian Personality
    sociology book by Theodor W. Adorno, Else Frenkel-Brunswik, Daniel Levinson, and Nevitt Sanford, researchers working at the University of California, Berkeley, during and shortly after World War II
  • Publication

    Minima Moralia: Reflections from Damaged Life consisting of articles which he wrote during the war. The most personal of his writings, the short essays in this book were written in an aphoristic style reminiscent of Arthur Schopenhauer and Friedrick Nietzsche. The purpose of the book is to examine how "objective forces" determine even the most intimate and immediate experience of an individual in contemporary society.
  • Publication

    Against Epistemology: A Metacritique. Studies in Husserl and the Phenomenological Antinomies
  • Publication

    Notas Sobre Literatura/ Notes To Literature
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    Escritos Sociologicos / Introduction to Sociology
  • Publication

    Kierkgaard Construccion De Lo Estetico (Kierkegaard. Construcción de lo estético)
  • Publication

    The Jargon of Authenticity
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    Negative Dialects
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    In search of Wagner
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    Probleme der Moralphilosophie
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    Positivist Dispute in German Sociology
  • Death

    Visp Switzerland. He died of a heart attack.
  • Publication

    Aesthetic Theory
    published posthumously
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    World War 1

    Historical context globally and of Germany
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    World War 2

    Historical context globally and of Germany