By Robert W. Witkin

Adorno is without doubt one of the prime cultural thinkers of the 20 th century. this can be the 1st targeted account of Adorno's texts on tune from a sociological point of view. In transparent, non-technical language, Robert Witkin publications the reader in the course of the complexities of Adorno's argument concerning the hyperlink among tune and morality and among musical works and social constitution. It was once principally via those works Adorno proven definitely the right of the humanities to be said as an ethical and important strength within the improvement of a latest society. via improving them for non-musicologists, Witkin provides immeasurably to our appreciation of this significant of twentieth-century thought.

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