Protocol #3 - Daniel Zauderer Art and Technology Protocol#3...

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Daniel Zauderer Art and Technology: Protocol #3 While listening to the March 3 rd oral presentations on Adorno I could not keep myself from relating every concept brought up to Heidegger. I know that in many ways the two thinkers are radically different. Adorno, as I have recently learned, was highly critical of Heidegger. But, as I was happy to learn, they are more similar than one would think. More specifically, Heidegger’s conception of “earth” and “world” as developed in his “The Origin of a Work of Art” relates to, in my opinion, certain aspects of Adorno’s “Concept of Enlightenment.” For Heidegger, “earth” is a closing, a sheltering, a necessary concealment. “World,” on the other hand, is conceived as an opening. But this doesn’t mean that “world” and “earth” don’t belong together. Rather, the opposition of “world” and “earth” is a striving; you can’t have one without the other. I understand Heidegger to be saying here that a closing
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This essay was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course PHIL 337 taught by Professor Ryan during the Spring '08 term at Trinity College, Hartford.

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