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The Persistence of Modernity

Aesthetics, Ethics and Postmodernism

by Albrecht Wellmer


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In this timely new book Wellmer intervenes in the highly topical debates on modernity and post-modernity. Discussing the work of Adorno, Habermas, Peter Burger and Jean-Fran&ccedilois Lyotard, among others, he offers a penetrating analysis of the aesthetic, ethical and philosophical dimensions of the modern era. In opposition to those who view post-modernity as a sign of post-enlightenment, Wellmer makes a reasoned plea for a re-examination of the goals of emancipatory Enlightenment and explores its implications for the appreciation of modern art forms.

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Albrecht Wellmer (Author)

Albrecht Wellmer was previously Professor of Philosophy at the University of Konstanz. He is published well, including his English publication of Critical Theory of Society.

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