The Frankfurt School in Exile

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U of Minnesota Press, 2009 - 415 páginas
Members of the Frankfurt School have had an enormous effect on Western thought,beginning soon after Max Horkheimer became the director of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Frankfurt am Main in 1930. Also known as the Horkheimer Circle, the group included such eminent intellectuals as Theodor Adorno, Herbert Marcuse, Erich Fromm, Leo Lowenthal, and Friedrich Pollock. Fleeing Nazi oppression, Horkheimer moved the Institute and many of its affiliated scholars to Columbia University in 1934, where it remained until 1950.
 

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A Brief History of the Frankfurt School before Its Arrival in the United States
1
Part I Critical Theory on Morningside Heights
33
Part II The Owl of Minerva Comes to New York
95
Part III Critical Theory and the Rise of Postwar Sociology
189
Part IV Message in a Bottle
265
The Frankfurt Schools American Legacy
335
Notes
349
Index
405
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Thomas Wheatland is an assistant professor of German history at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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