Theodor W. Adorno Quote

In both positivism and Heidegger—at least in his later work—speculation is the target of attack. In both cases the thought that autonomously raises itself above the facts through interpreting them and that cannot be reclaimed by them without leaving a surplus is condemned for being empty and vain concept-mongering.


p. 9 - Wozu noch Philosophie? [Why still philosophy?] (1963)

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In both positivism and Heidegger—at least in his later work—speculation is the target of attack. In both cases the thought that autonomously...

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In both positivism and Heidegger—at least in his later work—speculation is the target of attack. In both cases the thought that autonomously...

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In both positivism and Heidegger—at least in his later work—speculation is the target of attack. In both cases the thought that autonomously...

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In both positivism and Heidegger—at least in his later work—speculation is the target of attack. In both cases the thought that autonomously...