Critical Theory: Selected Essays

Critical Theory: Selected Essays

These essays, written in the 1930s and 1940s, represent a first selection in English from the major work of the founder of the famous Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt. Horkheimer's writings are essential to an understanding of the intellectual background of the New Left and the to much current social-philosophical thought, including the work of Herbert Marcuse. Apart from their historical significance and even from their scholarly eminence, these essays contain an immediate relevance only now becoming fully recognized.

Title:Critical Theory: Selected Essays
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780826400833
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  • sologdin

    Collection of Frankfurt essays, fairly standard. Lengthy meditation on ‘authority and the family,’ which is reminiscent of Marcuse’s similar offering on the one hand and later Althusser's ‘fam...

  • CESAR GARCIA

    prestarme libro para leer...

  • Erich Luna

    Excelente ensayo y texto fundacional de la teoría crítica, donde busca distinguirse el quehacer teórico y científico no crítico del propiamente crítico. El énfasis en la racionalidad y emancipa...

  • Adam

    The cornerstone of the most invigorating strain of 20th century though....

  • Vanya Ztahelskij

    Skipped "Art and Mass Culture" and "Authority and the Family" since I didn't need to read them for the class I am auditing....

  • stew

    The bona fides culure critique Adbusters aspires to, but fails miserably at....

  • Blair

    This collection was released long after the more seminal works of the Frankfurt School, but these essays should be seen as no less foundational to the group's crowning achievement: critical theory....