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By J. Hellings

A entire, severe and available account of Theodor W. Adorno's materialist-dialectical aesthetic concept of paintings from a latest viewpoint, this quantity indicates how Adorno's serious concept is awash with photos crystallising recommendations to the sort of measure that it has each cause to be defined as aesthetic.

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