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Tiedemann, Rolf

Works: 716 works in 3,297 publications in 9 languages and 23,433 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Music  Literature  Exhibition catalogs  Sources  Military history  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Adapter, Creator, Author of introduction, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Originator, Publishing director, Annotator, utg, Contributor, 072, în, edi
Classifications: B3199.A33, 111.85
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Most widely held works by Rolf Tiedemann
Aesthetic theory by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

146 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The culmination of a lifetime of aesthetic investigation, Aesthetic Theory is Adorno's major work, a defense of modernism that is paradoxical in its defense of illusion. In it, Adorno takes up the problem of art in a day when "it goes without saying that nothing concerning art goes without saying." In the course of his discussion, Adorno revisits such concepts as the sublime, the ugly, and the beautiful, demonstrating that concepts such as these are reservoirs of human experience. These experiences ultimately underlie aesthetics, for in Adorno's formulation "art is the sedimented history of human misery."
The arcades project by Walter Benjamin( Book )

123 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the arcades of 19th-century Paris--glass-roofed rows of shops that were early centers of consumerism--Benjamin presents a montage of quotations from, and reflections on, hundreds of published sources. 46 illustrations
Notes to literature by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

56 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Par une des principales figures de l'Ecole de Francfort. Une série d'articles, études et conférences, écrits entre 1943 et 1967, dans lesquels le penseur aborde le domaine littéraire comme philosophie et connaissance de la société. Parmi les oeuvres abordées citons celles de Balzac, Holderlin, Valéry, Proust, Beckett, Goethe, W. Benjamin. Autres sujets traités: "L'essai comme forme"; "L'art est-il gai?; L'engagement" (Sartre, Brecht, Kafka); "Le réalisme critique" (Lukàcs). Premier public concerné: les sociologues de la littérature et les littéraires. [SDM]
Beethoven : the philosophy of music : fragments and texts by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

42 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Theodor W. Adorno's long-awaited but never finished Beethoven: The Philosophy of Music was published in Germany only in 1993, nearly a quarter of a century after the author's death in 1969. These important and illuminating notes and texts - which remain in fragmented form - were described by Adorno as a "diary of his experiences of Beethoven"."--BOOK JACKET. "The editor of this volume, Rolf Tiedemann, has organized the segments in such a way as to bring out their inherent logic and relatedness. He has added copious explanatory notes and an appendix which serve as an invaluable elaboration of Adorno's frequently cryptic aphorisms."--BOOK JACKET
Gesammelte Schriften by Walter Benjamin( Book )

117 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a provisional 'Inhaltsverzeichnis' for Bd 1-4 (70p ; 1977)
Kant's Critique of pure reason (1959) by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and German and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adorno attempts to make Kant's thought comprehensible to students by focusing on what he regards as problematic aspects of Kant's philosophy. Adorno examines his dualism and what he called the Kantian "block": the contradictions arising from Kant's resistance to the idealism that his successors, Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel, saw as the inevitable outcome of his ideas. But these lectures also provide an accessible introduction to the rationale for Adorno's own philosophy as expounded in Negative Dialectics and his other major writings. Adorno's view of Kant forms an integral part of his own philosophy, since he argues that the way out of the Kantian contradictions is to show the necessity of the dialectical thinking that Kant himself spurned. This in turn enables Adorno to criticize Anglo-Saxon scientistic or positivist thought, as well as the philosophy of existentialism
Metaphysics : concept and problems by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents Adorno's lectures on metaphysics. It provides an introduction not only to metaphysics but also to Adorno's own intellectual standpoint, as developed in his major work Negative Dialectics
History and freedom : lectures 1964-1965 by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Early in the 1960s Adorno gave four courses of lectures on the road leading to Negative Dialectics, his magnum opus of 1966. The second of these was concerned with the topics of history and freedom. In terms of content, these lectures represented an early version of the chapters in Negative Dialectics devoted to Kant and Hegel. In formal terms, these were improvised lectures that permit us to glimpse a philosophical work in progress."--Cover
Night music : essays on music 1928-1962 by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although Theodor W. Adorno is best known for his association with the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory, he began his career as a composer and successful music critic. Night Music presents the first complete English translations of two collections of texts compiled by Adorno - Moments musicaux, containing essays written between 1928 and 1962, and Theory of New Music, a group of texts written between 1929 and 1955. In Moments musicaux, Adorno echoes Schubert s eponymous cycle, with its emphasis on aphorism, and offers lyrical reflections on music of the past and his own time. The essays include extended aesthetic analyses that demonstrate Adorno s aim to apply high philosophical standards to the study of music. Theory of New Music, as its title indicates, presents Adorno's thoughts and theories on the composition, reception, and analysis of the music that was being written around him. His extensive philosophical writing ultimately prevented him from pursuing the compositional career he had once envisaged, but his view of the modern music of the time is not simply that of a theorist, but clearly also that of a composer. Though his advocacy of the Second Viennese School, comprising composer Arnold Schoenberg and his pupils, is well known, many of his writings in this field have remained obscure. Collected in their entirety for the first time in English, the insightful texts in Night Music show the breadth of Adorno's musical understanding and reveal an overlooked side to this significant thinker."--Jacket
Charles Baudelaire. Ein Lyriker im Zeitalter des Hochkapitalismus. 2 Fragmente by Walter Benjamin( Book )

55 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding Brecht by Walter Benjamin( Book )

43 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can one live after Auschwitz? : a philosophical reader by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What took place in Auschwitz revokes what Adorno termed the "Western legacy of positivity", the innermost substance of traditional philosophy. The prime task of philosophy then remains to reflect on its own failure, its own complicity in such events. Yet in linking the question of philosophy to historical occurrence, Adorno seems not to have abandoned his paradoxical hope that philosophy might not be entirely closed to the idea of redemption. He prepares for an altogether different praxis, one no longer conceived in traditionally Marxist terms but rather to be gleaned from "metaphysical experience". This text anatomizes the range of Adorno's concerns, including sections such as "Art, Memory of Suffering", "Damaged Life", "Administered World, Reified Thought", "Toward a New Categorical Imperative", and "A Philosophy That Keeps Itself Alive"
The origin of German tragic drama by Walter Benjamin( Book )

44 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Walter Benjamin is widely acknowledged as amongst the greatest literary critics of this century, and The Origin of German Tragic Drama is his most sustained and original work. Opponents of Benjamin's aesthetics - singled out this work as one of the main sources of literary modernism in the twentieth century." "The Origin of German Tragic Drama begins with a general theoretical introduction on the nature of the baroque art of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, concentrating on the peculiar stage-form of royal martyr dramas called Trauerspiel. Benjamin also comments on the engravings of Durer, and the theatre of Shakespeare and Calderon. Baroque tragedy, he argues, was distinguished from classical tragedy by its shift from myth into history."--Jacket
Studien zur Philosophie Walter Benjamins by Rolf Tiedemann( Book )

38 editions published between 1956 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialektik der Aufklärung. Philosophische Fragmente by Max Horkheimer( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in German and Spanish and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultuurfilosofische analyse van enige fundamentele ideeën van het westerse denken
Über Walter Benjamin by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

30 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rassemble tous les essais que Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969) a consacrés à Walter Benjamin, ainsi que leur correspondance
Lectures on negative dialectics : fragments of a lecture course 1965/1966 by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume comprises one of the key lecture courses leading up to the publication in 1966 of Adorno's major work, "Negative Dialectics."
Kulturkritik und Gesellschaft by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in German and Spanish and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die musikalischen Monographien. by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

47 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Rolf Tiedemann deutscher Philosoph, Philologe und Editor

Rolf Tiedemann Duits socioloog

Rolf Tiedemann German sociologist

Rolf Tiedemann sociólogo alemán

Tiedemann, R. 1932-

German (612)

English (174)

French (69)

Spanish (40)

Italian (28)

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The arcades projectNotes to literatureBeethoven : the philosophy of music : fragments and textsGesammelte SchriftenKant's Critique of pure reason (1959)Metaphysics : concept and problemsHistory and freedom : lectures 1964-1965Night music : essays on music 1928-1962