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Progress: Progress is the forward movement towards a desired goal. It can be measured through technological advancement, social change, or personal development. See also Process, Change, Measurements, Learning, Stages of development.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Th.W. Adorno on Progress - Dictionary of Arguments

I Grenz 110
Progress/Time nucleus/Difference/History/Adorno/Grenz: the dynamics of progress in the techniques of reigning nature is preserved in every product of human labor. This is the concrete historical character of the self-realization of mankind: the time nucleus in the being.
, >Historiography, >Time.
Through it, the category of possibility also gains its own. Its truth or its character as a criterion is their difference from itself: it as non-appearing.
>Dialectic/Adorno, >Truth/Adorno, >Truth content/Adorno, >Criteria.
Grenz I 111
Nothing/Adorno/Grenz: But the certain nothing that it brings forth is not something. It is of a different quality than what it analyzes.
I Grenz 165
Progress/Adorno/Grenz: all the achievements of humans (...) are nothing in the sense of an emphatic concept of anthropogenesis, because, as Adorno argues, from the barbaric processes in the concentration camps, under the prerequisite of the theory of the retroactive force of history and knowledge - they have not appeared.
I Grenz 77
Novelty/Adorno/Grenz: Adorno sees the new as a synthesis from the existing and its negativity.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Th. W. Adorno
Max Horkheimer
Dialektik der Aufklärung Frankfurt 1978

Theodor W. Adorno
Negative Dialektik Frankfurt/M. 2000

Theodor W. Adorno
Ästhetische Theorie Frankfurt/M. 1973

Theodor W. Adorno
Minima Moralia Frankfurt/M. 2003

Theodor W. Adorno
Philosophie der neuen Musik Frankfurt/M. 1995

Theodor W. Adorno
Gesammelte Schriften, Band 5: Zur Metakritik der Erkenntnistheorie. Drei Studien zu Hegel Frankfurt/M. 1071

Theodor W. Adorno
Noten zur Literatur (I - IV) Frankfurt/M. 2002

Theodor W. Adorno
Gesammelte Schriften in 20 Bänden: Band 2: Kierkegaard. Konstruktion des Ästhetischen Frankfurt/M. 2003

Theodor W. Adorno
Gesammelte Schriften in 20 Bänden: Band 8: Soziologische Schriften I Frankfurt/M. 2003

Theodor W. Adorno
Über Walter Benjamin Frankfurt/M. 1990

Theodor W. Adorno
Philosophische Terminologie Bd. 1 Frankfurt/M. 1973

Theodor W. Adorno
Philosophische Terminologie Bd. 2 Frankfurt/M. 1974

Friedemann Grenz
Adornos Philosophie in Grundbegriffen. Auflösung einiger Deutungsprobleme Frankfurt/M. 1984

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