Archive | October, 2015

“The Concept of Enlightenment” – Monday 10/26 @ 5:30 in 306 Wheeler Hall

18 Oct

Dears,

The next meeting of the Frankfurt School Working Group will take place Monday, October 26th, at 5:30 in 306 Wheeler Hall. We’ll discuss Adorno and Horkheimer’s “What is Enlightenment?” from Dialectic of Enlightenment, with the usual food and drink to keep us going. We hope to see you there!

yours,

Sheri & Erin

Monday’s reading: guide to abbreviations

8 Oct

Hi all,

In case you find yourself growing tired of the identify-the-acronym game, here is a guide to the bibliographic abbreviations Cook uses :

  • AT : Aesthetic Theory (1997).
  • DE : Dialectic of Enlightenment (tr. Cummings, 1972)/ Dialectic of Enlightenment: Philosophical Fragments (tr. Jephcott, 2002).
  • HF : History and Freedom: Lectures 1964– 1965 (2006).
  • KCPR : Kant’s “Critique of Pure Reason” (2001).
  • MCP : Metaphysics: Concept and Problems (2001).
  • MM : Minima Moralia: Reflections from Damaged Life (1974).
  • MTP : “Marginalia to Theory and Praxis” (1998).
  • ND : Negative Dialectics (1973).
  • P : “Progress” (1998).
  • PMP : Problems of Moral Philosophy (2000).
  • PT2 : Philosophische Terminologie zur Einleitung [Introduction to philosophical terminology], vol. 2 (1974).
  • RCT : “Reflections on Class Theory” (2003).
  • SO : “On Subject and Object” (1998).

Also, the full text of Adorno on Nature is available on ebrary.

wishing you some intellectual thrills,

Erin

Adorno and Radical Ecology: Monday, 10/12 @5:30pm in 306 Wheeler

6 Oct

Dear Frankfurtish Friends,

Please join us this coming Monday, October 12th, for a conversation about Deborah Cook’s work on “Adorno and Radical Ecology.” We’ll meet at 5:30pm in 306 Wheeler, with tasty refreshments as usual.

yours,

Sheri & Erin