Daily Maverick: Theodor Adorno vs Herbert Marcuse on student protests, violence and democracy

19 Jan 2016 - 07:45

"The "Diary [of my South African years]" includes various notes, fragments, unfinished texts (some of them hand written), public interventions, interviews and other material accumulated over many years. The excerpt published [in this article] was written last year. It is not a formal analysis of current events. It is an exercise in sympathetic critique, a tradition of reading one's own times that is much rooted in various versions of Black and Jewish thought."

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