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Dialectic of Enlightenment
Dialectic of Enlightenment is, quite justifiably, one of the most celebrated and often cited works of modern social philosophy. It has been identified as the keystone of the 'Frankfurt School', of
Dialectic of enlightenment : philosophical fragments
Dialectic of Enlightenment is undoubtedly the most influential publication of the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory. Written during the Second World War and circulated privately, it appeared in a
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
The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception
The sociological theory that the loss of the support of objectively established religion, the dissolution of the last remnants of precapitalism, together with technological and social differentiation
Eclipse of Reason
In this book, Horkheimer surveys and demonstrates the gradual ascendancy of Reason in Western philosophy, its eventual total application to all spheres of life, and what he considers its present
The Authoritarian State
The historical predictions on the fate of bourgeois society have been confirmed. In the system of the free market economy, which pushed men to labor-saving discoveries and finally subsumed them in a
Art in Theory 1900-1990: An Anthology of Changing Ideas
ion and Form 1 Man Ray (1890-1977) Statement American by birth, though involved for most of his career with the European avant-garde centred in Paris, Man Ray is normally associated with his
Critique of Instrumental Reason
These essays, written between 1949 and 1967, focus on a single theme: the triumph in the twentieth century of the state-bureaucratic apparatus and 'instrumental reason' and the concomitant
Egoism and the Freedom Movement: On the Anthropology of the Bourgeois Era
The contradiction in the conception of human nature that has outstanding significance in the political literature of the bourgeois era came to light in two brilliant works at the beginning of the
The End of Reason