Theodor W. Adorno Quote

What is or is not the jargon is determined by whether the word is written in an intonation which places it transcendently in opposition to its own meaning; by whether the individual words are loaded at the expense of the sentence, its propositional force, and the thought content.


The Jargon of Authenticity (ed. Routledge, 2013) - ISBN: 9781134438389

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What is or is not the jargon is determined by whether the word is written in an intonation which places it transcendently in opposition to its own...

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What is or is not the jargon is determined by whether the word is written in an intonation which places it transcendently in opposition to its own...

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What is or is not the jargon is determined by whether the word is written in an intonation which places it transcendently in opposition to its own...