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Author Jay, Martin, 1944-

Title The dialectical imagination : a history of the Frankfurt School and the Institute of Social Research, 1923-1950 / Martin Jay
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 1996


Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 382 pages)
Series Weimar and now ; 10
Weimar and now ; 10
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface to the 1996 Edition -- Foreword / Horkheimer, Max -- Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- THE DIALECTICAL IMAGINATION -- I. The Creation of the Institut fur Sozialforschung and Its First Frankfurt Years -- II. The Genesis of Critical Theory -- III. The Integration of Psychoanalysis -- IV. The Institut's First Studies of Authority -- V. The Institutes Analysis of Nazism -- IV. Aesthetic Theory and the Critique of Mass Culture -- VII. The Empirical Work of the Institut in the 1940's -- VIII. Toward a Philosophy of History: The Critique of the Enlightenment -- Epilogue -- Chapter References -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Herbert Marcuse, Erich Fromm, Max Horkheimer, Franz Neumann, Theodor Adorno, Leo Lowenthal-the impact of the Frankfurt School on the sociological, political, and cultural thought of the twentieth century has been profound. The Dialectical Imagination is a major history of this monumental cultural and intellectual enterprise during its early years in Germany and in the United States. Martin Jay has provided a substantial new preface for this edition, in which he reflects on the continuing relevance of the work of the Frankfurt School
Notes Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, 1973
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-370) and index
Notes English
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Subject Adorno, Theodor W. 1903-1969
Fromm, Erich 1900-1980
Horkheimer, Max 1895-1973
Institut für Sozialforschung (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) -- History
Institut für Sozialforschung (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) -- History
Institut für Sozialforschung (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main Institut für Sozialforschung
Institut für Sozialforschung (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
Frankfurt <Main> / Institut für Sozialforschung.
Social sciences -- Research -- United States
Frankfurt school of sociology.
PHILOSOPHY -- Political.
Frankfurt school of sociology.
Social sciences -- Research.
Kritische Theorie
Frankfurt school of sociology.
Critical theory.
Sciences sociales -- Recherche -- États-Unis.
Ecole de Frabncfort (Sociologie)
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520204239