Post by: Esther Leslie

PhiloFiction

THEODOR ADORNO & MASS CULTURE

20 Aug , 2018  

Introduction

Too many people talk about Theodor Adorno, and not enough people go through the difficult but bracing task of reading his texts. He is an easy man to caricature, because he believed in exaggeration as a means of reaching the truth. He said about psychoanalysis that “only in its ...

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NonPolitics

Fear Eats the Soul: Water Benjamin and Baader Meinhof

1 Mai , 2018  

Neither of the figures in my title – Walter Benjamin and The Baader Meinhof Group – are in any direct way associated with 1968 – indeed each brackets it in time. The one, Benjamin, was long dead by the time of the student and worker revolts, that would undoubtedly have ...

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