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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 103–117.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Stéphane Symons Georg Simmel's essay “How Is Society Possible?” is built on the idea that an individual can develop himself or herself fully only by entering into society but nevertheless remains marked with an “in-addition” or “individuality-nucleus” that is never entirely socialized...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 75–103.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Frankfurter Schule: Geschichte, theoretische Entwicklung, politische Bedeutung . Munich : Hanser . Wilson Michael . 1982 . Das Institut für Sozialforschung und seine Faschismusanalysen . Frankfurt am Main : Campus . The Truth of Modern Society? Critical Theory and Fascism...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 175–203.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of these—his diagnoses of the problems of contemporary society and their potential solutions. 4 It is above all Lukács’s concept of reification that has drawn this renewed attention: as Timothy Bewes put it, the concept expresses the “anxiety of late capitalism,” reflecting the situation of individuals lost...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 65–81.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Stefan Andriopoulos New German Critique, Inc. 2008 Occult Conspiracies: Spirits and Secret Societies in Schiller’s Ghost Seer Stefan Andriopoulos Twenty years after the publication of Immanuel Kant’s “Dreams of a Spirit...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 August 2013
... interpreted both as a theory of the psyche and as a theory of society and, as for the latter alternative, as a theory of fascism and of social cohesion in general. Freud's definition of the mass seemingly serves as a definition of not only totalitarian rule, the protofascist order of the primal father...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (2 (149)): 101–129.
Published: 01 August 2023
... relationship between humans and nature in the Anthropocene. In this context, Marxian ecology that draws upon Marx’s concept of “metabolic rift” is often accused of its outdated “Cartesian dualism” of Society and Nature. Against “hybridism” and “monism,” which have become increasingly dominant in critical...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 97–130.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Richard Westerman Georg Lukács's concept of reification is celebrated for its account of how capitalist society affects individual subjectivity. However, even its admirers have rejected the way that Lukács uses this idea to argue that the proletariat can develop a revolutionary class...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., is the first announcement of the death of God. Girard, disputing Vattimo's interpretive strategies, identifies the crucifixion as a world-historical exposure of the sacrificial origins of human society: the Christian scapegoat undoes the myths that found society's unity on a hidden act of violence...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 175–198.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Roger Foster Foster argues that Theodor W. Adorno's interpretation of Franz Kafka makes possible an understanding of literature's critical role in society while avoiding the twin pitfalls of reducing the literary work's significance to an echo of contemporary social and political ideas...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 23–44.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Konstantinos Kavoulakos Georg Lukács's first major work, Evolutionary History of the Modern Drama , raises the question of the possibility of a “great drama” in modern society. Lukács analyzes the modern drama by constructing an ideal type of dramatic form and inherently connecting it to specific...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 1–38.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in character, nonetheless pointed beyond capitalism. Despite their differences, all three offer versions of the same line of reasoning, an understanding about architectural space as a critique of those parts of society that appear to be constituted abstractly and a celebration of those parts of society...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 89–131.
Published: 01 August 2009
... photographic elements in dynamic relation to one another. While Moholy-Nagy was a prolific theorist who published frequently on the role of photography and related visual technologies in postwar society, few of Brandt's writings survive. Yet her montages address similar issues, particularly questions of how...
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 3. Donald Judd, Untitled (DSS 65, 1965). Galvanized steel, seven units: each 297.7 × 101.6 × 76.2 cm. Moderna Museet, Stockholm. Photograph: Albin Dahlström. © 2021 Judd Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. More
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 9–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
... it, intensified it, and derived from it their destructive policies on art. “Looted art” was a last step and parallel consequence of developments that included the expulsion of the Jews from German society. Degenerate art and looted art should not be conflated, but they are to some degree interwoven. The article...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 169–203.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Kienholz). This essay explores Glöckner's miniature modernist monuments, contextualizing his practice in relation to the conflicted reception of modernism and the historical scant grade in the German Democratic Republic and its so-called niche society. It examines Glöckner's practice alongside the mass...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 1–31.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Blind Mice” as endemic of a global epidemic: a positivistic reductionism found not only in philosophy and music but also in culture and society at large. Three Blind Mice: Goodman, McLuhan, and Adorno on the Art of Music and Listening in the Age of Global Transmission...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 71–102.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the subject to express itself, perhaps not free from the “objective” constraints of society but with considerable relative autonomy. Romantic-modernist re-creative resistance to an illusory “solution” of the problems Bach's music continues to present offers greater scope for historical transformation...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 103–137.
Published: 01 August 2008
... with Horkheimer further ignited a vigorous debate between Thurnwald and Mühlmann about a concept that also became a central issue in Horkheimer's thought and editorial practice: race. Thurnwald had begun his career as a founder of the German Society for Racial Hygiene, but by the 1920s he had developed...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 149–181.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of society so characteristic of fascist ideologies. Using the phenomenological insights of Martin Heidegger and Ernst Nolte to recount the history of the Nazi Volkskörper , I describe the meaning this manifestation of the body of the German people had for the Jew as a body, in general, and as a foreign body...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 85–108.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... The article then clarifies how Adorno positions himself in regard to the conception and critique of language, where he stakes out the position from which he observes, and how he links the critique of society and language, driven by his initial intuition to formulate “philosophy in an authoritative sense...