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By J. M. Bernstein, Claudia Brodsky, Anthony J. Cascardi, among others

ISBN-10: 0982329423

ISBN-13: 9780982329429

Theodor Adorno's Aesthetic thought (1970) bargains the most robust and accomplished reviews of artwork and of the self-discipline of aesthetics ever written. The paintings deals a deeply severe engagement with the historical past and philosophy of aesthetics and with the traditions of eu paintings during the heart of the 20 th century. it truly is coupled with formidable claims approximately what aesthetic idea needs to be. however the cultural horizon of Adorno's Aesthetic conception was once the area of excessive modernism, and lots more and plenty has occurred when you consider that then either in thought and in perform. Adorno's strong imaginative and prescient of aesthetics demands reconsideration during this gentle. needs to his paintings be defended, up-to-date, resisted, or just left in the back of? This quantity gathers new essays by way of prime philosophers, critics, and theorists writing within the wake of Adorno so one can tackle those questions. They carry in universal a deep appreciate for the ability of Adorno's aesthetic critique and a priority for the way forward for aesthetic concept based on contemporary advancements in aesthetics and its contexts.

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The word poppy is a Latinised form of the Greek, opion, as used by Hippocrates four centuries before Christ. 5 cm 38 39 the Greek town of Kyllene was once known as Poppytown. It was there that a statue in honor of the goddess Aphrodite stood, holding a poppy plant in one of her hands. Opium might have been introduced into China by Arab importers as early as 400. The practice of ÊsmokingÊ opium began about a thousand years later, as early as 1500. A Shanghai Street with Various Signs Showcasing Opium Shops End of the 19th century Gelatin silver photographic print, 10 x 14 cm 40 41 During EuropeÊs great Black Plague, drinking coffee was thought to be a cure for addiction for those who used opium as a painkiller.

England knew the drug was illegal in China. Nonetheless, they forced the import of the drug, thus intensifying a demand for their addictive product. England then tried to make a profit by selling the drug to the addicted masses. Shortly after, China ordered all British opium destroyed. Some British merchants were killed, and England declared war. Two years later, China surrendered and was forced to give the important port of Hong Kong to the British. A Flower Boat (huafang) in Shanghai c. 7 cm 52 53 Opium, still forbidden by the Chinese government, again poured into China.

Like the nearlyuniversal presence of prostitution and gambling, and later the consumption of alcohol during Prohibition, the laws concerning opium dens helped create an Âopen secretÊ – something nobody denied, but also something that nobody admitted to knowing about. That is Flower Boats in Canton, Place of Pleasure and Debauchery c. 8 cm 36 reminiscent of the police in the film Casablanca who were ÂshockedÊ to find gambling in their friend RickÊs place. Discovering Opium: Hippocrates Was Hip This survey of opiumÊs history begins with a few remotely related facts.

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