Theodor W. Adorno

Frankfurt School / Critical Theory


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  • Aesthetic Theory (1970), trans. R. Hullot-Kentor, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997. (GS 7)
  • Against Epistemology: A Metacritique; Studies in Husserl and the Phenomenological Antinomies (1956), trans. W. Domingo, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1982. (GS 5)
  • The Authoritarian Personality, T. W. Adorno, et al., New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. (GS 9.1)
  • Alban Berg: Master of the Smallest Link (1968), trans. J. Brand and C. Hailey, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991. (GS 13)
  • Beethoven: The Philosophy of Music; Fragments and Texts (1993), ed. R. Tiedemann, trans. E. Jephcott, Cambridge: Polity Press, 1998. (NS I.1)
  • The Complete Correspondence, 1928-1940 (1994), T. W. Adorno and W. Benjamin, ed. H. Lonitz, trans. N. Walker, Cambridge: Polity Press, 1999.
  • The Culture Industry: Selected Essays on Mass Culture, ed. J. M. Bernstein, London: Routledge, 1991.
  • Critical Models: Interventions and Catchwords (1963, 1969), trans. H. W. Pickford, New York: Columbia University Press, 1998. (GS 10.2)
  • Dialectic of Enlightenment: Philosophical Fragments (1947), M. Horkheimer and T. W. Adorno, ed. G. S. Noerr, trans. E. Jephcott, Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2002. (GS 3)
  • Hegel: Three Studies (1963), trans. S. Weber Nicholsen, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1993. (GS 5)
  • Introduction to Sociology (1968), ed. C. Gödde, trans. E. Jephcott, University Press, 2000. (NS IV.15)
  • The Jargon of Authenticity (1964), trans. K. Tarnowski and F. Will, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1973. (GS 6)
  • Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (1959), ed. R. Tiedemann, trans. R. Livingstone, University Press, 2001. (NS IV.4)
  • Kierkegaard: Construction of the Aesthetic (1933), trans. R. Hullot-Kentor, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1989. (GS 2)
  • Mahler: A Musical Physiognomy (1960), trans. E. Jephcott, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988. (GS 13)
  • Metaphysics: Concept and Problems (1965), ed. R. Tiedemann, trans. E. Jephcott, University Press, 2000. (NS IV.14)
  • Minima Moralia: Reflections from Damaged Life (1951), trans. E. F. N. Jephcott, London: NLB, 1974. (GS 4)
  • Negative Dialectics (1966), trans. E. B. Ashton, New York: Seabury Press, 1973. (GS 6)
  • Notes to Literature (1958, 1961, 1965, 1974), 2 vols., trans. S. Weber Nicholsen, Columbia University Press, 1991, 1992. (GS 11)
  • Prisms (1955), trans. S. Weber and S. Weber, London: Neville Spearman, 1967; Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1981. (GS 10.1)
  • Philosophy of Modern Music (1949), trans. A. G. Mitchell and W. V. Blomster, New York: Seabury Press, 1973. (GS 12)
  • Problems of Moral Philosophy (1963), ed. T. Schröder, trans. R. Livingstone, University Press, 2000. (NS IV.10)
  • The Positivist Dispute in German Sociology (1969), T. W. Adorno, et al., trans. G. Adey and D. Frisby, London: Heinemann, 1976. (GS 8)
  • In Search of Wagner (1952), trans. R. Livingstone, London: NLB, 1981. (GS 13)

The abbreviation “GS” or “NS” after an entry below tells where this book can be found in Adorno’s collected writings. "GS" indicates writings published during Adorno’s lifetime and collected in the 20 volumes of Theodor W. Adorno, Gesammelte Schriften, edited by Rolf Tiedemann et al. (Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1970-1986). "NS" indicates posthumous works that are appearing as editions of the Theodor W. Adorno Archive in the collection Nachgelassene Schriften (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1993-).