By Amy Hoff
Police officer Leah Bishop gets a proposal of move to a Glasgow department of Interpol. She accepts, desirous to go away her earlier in the back of. whilst she arrives at her new task, she fast discovers that her fellow officials are monsters, and so they have recruited her to assist them remedy a truly human crime – the 1st serial killing of faeries.
Scottish folklore interwoven with the darkish fact of Glasgow, Caledonia follows Leah Bishop and her Victorian selkie accomplice Dorian gray as they examine supernatural crime in Scotland’s urban of tradition.
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This process culminates in the pseudoreality of the transcendental subject. The transcendental subject, for Adorno, is also a paradoxical category. It is as much a fabricated category of society as it is a living fact. The individual as transcendental subject is thus true and false: true as an actual production of society and false as a rigid abstraction. Its truth resides only in the fact of the coercion of an exchange society that translates all particulars into the flow of the universal exchangeability of all things.
This abstracted perception of reality is an abrogation, manifest in a variety of philosophical forms, and demonstrates an intolerance of the non-identical: the subject is sacrificed to the object, a reality prefigured in mythic thinking. 70 Adorno also notes that the positivist methodologies of science participate in this kind of sacrificial logic, liquidating memory and experience just as much as the culture industry does. This process culminates in the pseudoreality of the transcendental subject.
It is as much a fabricated category of society as it is a living fact. The individual as transcendental subject is thus true and false: true as an actual production of society and false as a rigid abstraction. Its truth resides only in the fact of the coercion of an exchange society that translates all particulars into the flow of the universal exchangeability of all things. The idea of a fully autonomous ego, glorified in the work of existentialism for example, is theorized to be a conceptual reification, a moment which Adorno equates with false spiritualization.