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Dialectical Imagination A History of the Frankfurt School and the Institute of Social Research, 1923-1950

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ISBN-10: 0520204239

ISBN-13: 9780520204232

Edition: 1996

Authors: Martin Jay

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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 Imaginationis 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.
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 3/5/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 382
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface to the 1996 Edition
The Creation of the Institut fur Sozialforschung and Its First Frankfurt Years
The Genesis of Critical Theory
The Integration of Psychoanalysis
The Institut's First Studies of Authority
The Institut's Analysis of Nazism
Aesthetic Theory and the Critique of Mass Culture
The Empirical Work of the Institut in the 1940's
Toward a Philosophy of History: The Critique of the Enlightenment
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