Meaning of Adorno, Theodor W. in English:

Adorno, Theodor W.

Pronunciation /əˈdɔːnəʊ/ /aˈdɔrno/

proper noun

  • (1903–69), German philosopher, sociologist, and musicologist; born Theodor Wiesengrund. A member of the Frankfurt School, Adorno argued that philosophical authoritarianism is inevitably oppressive and that all theories should be rejected.