Adorno’s politics: Theory and praxis in Germany’s 1960s by Fabian Freyenhagen

By Fabian Freyenhagen

Theodor W. Adorno encouraged a lot of Germany’s Sixties pupil move, yet he got here more and more into clash with this circulate in regards to the functional implications of his serious thought. Others – together with his buddy and colleague Herbert Marcuse – additionally accused Adorno of a quietism that's politically objectionable and in contradiction along with his personal concept. listed here, I reconstruct, and in part shield, Adorno’s perspectives on conception and (political) praxis in Germany’s Sixties in eleven theses. His frequently attacked and maligned stance through the Sixties relies on his research of those old conditions. placed provocatively, his stance is composed within the view that individuals within the Sixties have attempted to alter the realm, in quite a few methods; the purpose – at the moment – used to be to interpret it.

This article was once initially conceived as a part of Adorno’s sensible Philosophy and may be regarded as fundamental to it.

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Sites from Mecklenburg produced the largest number of status Status Items 27 items (15 sites, nine villages and six forts), followed by Greater Poland (14 sites, eight villages and six forts), Pomerania (nine sites, two villages and seven forts), Schleswig–Holstein (seven sites, all forts), Brandenburg (six sites, one village and five forts), and Wendland (two sites, one village and one fort). Weaponry appeared at 34 sites (64 % of all sites with status items) and dominated in 25 forts (71 % of all sites with weaponry), whereas jewelry and other items showed in forts and villages.

Village Village? Kehnert 18 Village Village? Hohenseden Village Village Village Village? 4 Altmark, 500–600s CE (N = 9) Village Village Fort Fort + village TIS ringwall fort 800–900s CE Early town 900–1000s CE P, F, M; EMA phase 1 village turned EMA phase 2 village (manorial system), turned EMA phase 4 two-component fort/early town EMA phase 1 handmade, undecorated pottery mixed with LRP decorated pottery. Continuation of place and possibly culture from antiquity EMA phase 1 handmade pottery mixed with the LRP pottery.

It corresponded chronologically with the Tornow phenomenon of the 800s CE. Status item (comb). New construction Fort + village/ S, F, M; Fort turned early town. The fort existed as a state-level early town administrative center, surrounded by small villages, as the surveys around the fort suggests. Its appearance corresponded with the decline of the Tornow phenomenon. Dendrochronology dates, status items, and weaponry (sword). New construction S, F; The Sukow and Feldberg pottery types suggest the 700s CE and later.

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