The Spell of Authority: On Adorno's Political Philosophy of the Bann

  • Allan M. Hillani The New School for Social Research

Resumo

O presente trabalho apresenta uma interpretação do conceito de Bann (geralmente traduzido como “encanto” ou “feitiço”) na obra de Theodor W. Adorno. Apesar de raramente discutido, o conceito de Bann é central para a filosofia de Adorno e aparece em todos os seus principais escritos. Por meio da investigação das origens do conceito, este trabalho apresenta como a palavra Bann articula as dimensões “jurídica” e “mágica” da autoridade (não somente a autoridade política, mas também a epistemológica). A constelação de sentidos políticos de Bann permite uma interpretação de Adorno que contesta a leitura usual de sua obra como despolitizada. Por fim, o trabalho mostra como a teoria estética de Adorno é uma tentativa de oferecer uma teoria de como é possível escapar do Bann.

Biografia do Autor

Allan M. Hillani, The New School for Social Research

PhD Student of Philosophy (The New School for Social Research) and Master of Theory and Philosophy of Law (State University of Rio de Janeiro).

 

Doutorando em Filosofia (The New School for Social Research) e Mestre em Teoria e Filosofia do Direito (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro).

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2020-02-03
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Hillani, A. M. (2020). The Spell of Authority: On Adorno’s Political Philosophy of the Bann. Dissonância: Revista De Teoria Crítica, 3, 1-36. Recuperado de https://www.ifch.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/teoriacritica/article/view/3651
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