Monday, 23 February 2004

From "Negative Dialectics"

By Theodor Adorno.

One of the mystical impulses secularized in dialectics was the doctrine that the intradmundane and historic is relevant to what traditional metaphysics distinguished as transcendence -- or at least, less gnostically and radically put, that it is relevant to the position taken by human consciousness on the questions which the canon of philosophy assigned to metaphysics.

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