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    Monument and memory.Jonna Bornemark, Mattias Martinson & Jayne Svenungsson (eds.) - 2015 - Zürich: Lit.
    A century after the World War I, studies on the politics of memory and commemoration have grown into a vast and vital academic field. This book approaches the theme "monument and memory" from architectural, literary, philosophical, and theological perspectives. Drawing on diverse sources - from Augustine to Freud, from early photographs to contemporary urban monuments - the book's contributors probe the intersections between memory and trauma, past and present, monuments and memorial practices, religious and secular, remembrance and forgetfulness. (Series: Nordic (...)
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    Music as Secularized Prayer: On Adorno’s Benjaminian Understanding of Music and its Language-Character.Mattias Martinson - 2018 - Comparative and Continental Philosophy 10 (3):205-220.
    ABSTRACTIn this essay I draw attention to conceptual similarities in Walter Benjamin’s and Theodor W. Adorno’s reflection about language, with special attention to Benjamin’s 1916 essay about language as such, including its theological impulses. In Adorno’s case, I concentrate on language theory as it comes forth in relation to his philosophy of music and the supposed language-character of music. I argue that this particular connection between Benjamin and Adorno is largely unexplored in the literature, and I show that their conceptual (...)
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  3. Theodor W. Adorno, Sound Figures. [REVIEW]Mattias Martinson - 2001 - Philosophy in Review 21 (1):1-2.
     
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