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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2020
...André Krebber Abstract This article explores Theodor W. Adorno’s recovery of natural beauty in Aesthetic Theory against the background of current debates in environmental aesthetics and evinces the relationship of his reading of natural beauty to his critique of the domination of nature. From...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (2 (149)): 101–129.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Kohei Saito The Anthropocene is characterized by the definitive failure of the Promethean dream of capitalism about the absolute domination over nature. As a response to the deepening of global ecological crisis, new philosophical discussions have emerged that pivot around the ontological...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 1–29.
Published: 01 February 2023
... to natural science that Engels had advocated. The result was an indispensably incisive critique of social domination and a deepening skepticism about natural-scientific contributions to the construction of the postcapitalist alternative. Through a new reading of the development of Max Horkheimer’s analysis...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 5–26.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the nominalist emphasis on individual works as opposed to generic formal categories, and praised Arnold Schoenberg's atonal revolution. But he was also aware that carried to an extreme, nominalism could lead to the subjective domination of a nature that was understood to be without essential characteristics...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 23–41.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and toward the disclosure of conditions of social domination. Copyright © 2021 by New German Critique, Inc. 2021 Theodor W. Adorno natural history aesthetic theory artwork aesthetic truth Since at least the beginning of the 1990s, sympathetic readers of Theodor W. Adorno’s Aesthetic Theory...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 21–31.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of the human subject. The project of the environmental humanities emerges from the critique of dominant natural science concepts combined with the creative effort to shape new stories beyond environmental decline narratives, including speculative and utopian stories, that can engage a wider public in shaping...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2010
... the columns of Zivilisation.40 But nature’s dominance extended beyond the element of water. In the visualization of Potsdamer Platz, for instance, the forests in and around Berlin are closing in on the square (fi g. 6). Potsdamer Platz was one of the city’s main arteries. The fi rst traffi c signal...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 91–107.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Susannah Heschel From the 1830s to the 1930s Jewish scholars came to dominate Islamic studies in Europe, particularly Germany, Hungary, and France, concentrating primarily on the Qur'an and the life of Muhammad but also painting a broad canvas describing the nature of Islam as a religion...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 141–163.
Published: 01 February 2007
... to dominate nature and the individual.7 This social force, what Max Horkheimer and Adorno call the culture industry, turns all elements of the traditional Marxist superstructure into extensions of industrial-capitalist pro- duction in which “freedom to choose an ideology, which always refl ects eco...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 1–30.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of their own personal agenda and instead often present those needs as universal and binding laws of nature. For this reason, Horkheimer characterizes metaphysics as an instrument of domination—that is, as a method for imposing one’s own interests on others and for soliciting their obedience in the process...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 177–204.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of human subjectivity from nature, Adorno and Horkheimer argued, had come with a high price of domination of outer and inner nature. Since pre-Socratic times, self-preservation had been bought with self-renunciation, and periods of genuine freedom seemed like aberrations from the norm. To make at all...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 159–178.
Published: 01 February 2006
... biography of Adorno, Detlev Claussen recognizes the significance of animals for Adorno, stating that “solidarity with animals, expanded to solidarity with all living things, recalls the suppression of internal and external nature, recalls domination.”2 Stefan Müller-Doohm, too, lingers over how...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 203–222.
Published: 01 November 2016
... thought, something that we can become con- scious of and thereby dispel while preserving an otherwise laudable goal of conceptual systematization to go along with the scientific domination of nature. One might even view it as the imposition of an anthropological concept having to do with primitive...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 155–179.
Published: 01 February 2018
... accompanied in this scene by a handsome new beau, Deïphobos), the seduc- tive and feminized embodiment of escape from totalizing enlightenment and domination of nature, the chance to let go and regress from ego to id. Femininity contra Subjectivity: Reassessing the Value of Excursus I The question...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 63–84.
Published: 01 August 2021
... object resists the total domination of the subject who created it. That is, the suffering it remembers is not only that of the damaged lives of humankind but also that of the natural environment. As a placeholder for the suffering of the material world resulting from that domination of nature against...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 115–141.
Published: 01 August 2007
... shared evenly within human society. As Goethe portrays powerfully in the final act ofFaust: Part Two, the domination of nature has always also involved the domination of subordinate humans: Fire ran down, like rivers burning. All night long we heard the cries— A canal was built...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 81–89.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and the presence of democracy in Britain and the United States. Dialectic of Enlightenment presented modern science as primarily an exercise in the domination of nature and of human beings. Theirs was a view of the history of the scientific revolution that left out Galileo’s challenge to religious...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 29–41.
Published: 01 February 2013
.... It is hokum, of course, but no less important for that. 5. Marcel Mauss, A General Theory of Magic, trans. Richard Brain (New York: Routledge, 2001), 15. David Kaufmann  31 to manipulate nature, not to dominate it. It deals in ends, “but it pursues them...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 137–158.
Published: 01 February 2006
... already seen, the chiasmatic structure of natural-history— the historicization of nature (domination) and the naturalization of history (forgetting)—reveals history as a seemingly natural process obeying lawlike regularities and nature as the realm in which new, technologically mediated forms...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 71–102.
Published: 01 February 2021
... to philosophical truth in a world dominated by exchange society’s illusions because of its own illusory nature: in a false world, only the false can convey the true. In Adorno’s posthumous magnum opus Aesthetic Theory , art is presented as modernity’s “refuge for mimetic comportment.” 61 Through its...