publication . Article . 1995

Transendentale kritiek en negatiewe dialektiek: 'n vergelyking tussen Dooyeweerd en Adorno se samelewingskritiek

Johan Snyman;
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  • Published: 06 Mar 1995 Journal: Koers - Bulletin for Christian Scholarship, volume 60 (issn: 0023-270X, eissn: 2304-8557, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Watu Youth Village
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
Transcendental critique and negative dialectics: a comparison between Dooyeweerd’s and Adorno’s social critique. Plato's allegory of the cave set a fashion for philosophy, i.e. to distinguish between appearance and reality. This fashion is still distinguishable in the work of two philosophers whose social critiques, at a first glance, are worlds apart: Herman Dooyeweerd of the Free University in Amsterdam, and Theodor Adorno o f the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt. Upon a closer look, however, many similarities appear. Their diagnoses of Western society probes beneath the beguiling surface of scientific and technological progress to reveal serious...
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free text keywords: Practical Theology, BV1-5099, Moral theology, BV4625-4780, Philosophy, Dialectic, Theology, Embeddedness, Allegory of the Cave, Western culture, Transcendental number, Aestheticism, Art history, ddc:100, ddc:300
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