Theodor W. Adorno Quote

The metaphysical apologia at least betrayed the injustice of the established order through the incongruence of concept and reality. The impartiality of scientific language deprived what was powerless of the strength to make itself heard and merely provided the existing order with a neutral sign for itself. Such neutrality is more metaphysical than metaphysics.


E. Jephcott, trans., p. 17 - Dialektik der Aufklärung [Dialectic of Enlightenment] (1944)

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The metaphysical apologia at least betrayed the injustice of the established order through the incongruence of concept and reality. The impartiality...

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The metaphysical apologia at least betrayed the injustice of the established order through the incongruence of concept and reality. The impartiality...

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The metaphysical apologia at least betrayed the injustice of the established order through the incongruence of concept and reality. The impartiality...

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The metaphysical apologia at least betrayed the injustice of the established order through the incongruence of concept and reality. The impartiality...