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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 103–137.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Kevin S. Amidon In his early writings Max Horkheimer explored the issues surrounding biological explanation in Kantian and neo-Kantian philosophy. After he became director of the Institut für Sozialforschung in 1930, he continued to explore the relationships between biology, materialism...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 1–30.
Published: 01 November 2021
...George W. Shea, IV Copyright © 2021 by New German Critique, Inc. 2021 Largely overshadowed by the renown of his colleagues Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin, and Herbert Marcuse, Max Horkheimer’s contributions to the Frankfurt School are often downplayed as those of the mere director...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 155–179.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Katherine C. Bermingham Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno’s Dialectic of Enlightenment laid indispensable groundwork for critiquing instrumental rationality and the power dynamics embedded in discursive logic. Especially relevant for feminist theorists is the pair’s excursus on Homer’s Odyssey...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 207–227.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Esther Oluffa Pedersen In giving a philosophical account of the rise of National Socialism in early- and mid-twentieth-century Germany, many philosophers have pointed to myth as an explanatory feature. The work of Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno in the Dialectic of Enlightenment is renowned...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 47–76.
Published: 01 February 2007
... of Oxford University Press and—as he wrote to Max Horkheimer that night—discovered that “a surprise expected [sic] me”: “You remember that there is a showcase next to the entrance door where the Press exhibits their newest publications. There was nothing else in the case but your book. Fourteen...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 81–106.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Horkheimer critical institutionalism Institute of Social Research rackets National Socialism Otto Kirchheimer (1905–65) was one of a group of young German Jewish lawyers driven into exile after 1933, needing then to establish new livelihoods and restart their professional careers as scholars, some...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 103–126.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Horkheimer and the Frankfurt Institute for Social Research and then considers the substantive correspondences and divergences between their bodies of thought. The article calls for further studies into their intellectual relationship, especially with regard to how their oeuvres may be differentially applied...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 81–89.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jeffrey Herf The word critical as applied to the theory of the Frankfurt School applies to the views of capitalism and the Enlightenment in Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno's classic work, Dialectic of Enlightenment . The absence of reference to the specificities of German history...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 75–103.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Stefan Breuer The article discusses the contributions of the Frankfurt School (Max Horkheimer, Theodor W. Adorno, Herbert Marcuse, and Erich Fromm) to a theory of fascism in the 1930s and 1940s, after the Institute for Social Research had moved to the United States. The discussion concentrates...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 107–138.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of reification, which is defended against Honneth’s definition of this concept. Based on an interpretation of passages in Horkheimer and Adorno’s Dialectic of Enlightenment and Adorno’s notion of “working through the past,” the article claims that reification should be understood as a forgetting...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 177–204.
Published: 01 August 2021
... with Adorno’s correspondence with Max Horkheimer sheds light on Spengler as an overlooked key (next to Max Weber, Sigmund Freud, and Walter Benjamin) to their Dialectic of Enlightenment , written in 1941–44. Adorno’s daring effort to appropriate Spengler’s analysis of Caesarism makes Adorno’s critical theory...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 67–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Christopher Holman This article reexamines the thought of Herbert Marcuse in the context of contemporary trends in the reception of other leading figures in Frankfurt critical theory, particularly Theodor W. Adorno and Max Horkheimer. It demonstrates that Marcuse's affirmative theoretical project...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 5–14.
Published: 01 February 2006
... critical theorists Adorno and Max Horkheimer—both of whom had passed away by the mid-1970s—and Herbert Marcuse and Leo Löwen- thal, who lived longer lives in California. In Frankfurt students of Adorno observed these milestones, reached in the face of critical theory’s often quite isolated...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 29–41.
Published: 01 February 2013
... toward enlightenment’s goal of abolishing fear. It mitigates terror by imitating and propitiating local spirits. Because Max Horkheimer and Adorno rely on a limited reading of Marcel Mauss,4 they are interested only in sympathetic magic, where “like produces like, contact results in contagion...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 155–173.
Published: 01 November 2016
... drew much of the theoretical inspiration for the Versuch über Wagner from Max Horkheimer’s analysis of bourgeois revo- lution in the 1936 essay “Egoism and the Freedom Movement.” Horkheimer analyzes the dualistic conception of human nature in bourgeois ideology according to which the human being...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 175–201.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... The Introversion of Sacrifice Max Horkheimer and Adorno’s treatment of the Odysseus myth in Dialektik der Aufklärung (1949) can be interpreted as a species of Hamlet criticism, although it seems that this has never been attempted.11 As much as Homer, Shakespeare is already thought; that Hamlet “appears...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 159–178.
Published: 01 February 2006
... important animals were to Adorno, discussing a song, “The Return Home of the Mammoth with a Trunk,” that Adorno composed in February 1941 about Max Horkheimer’s return to New York: “What’s driving there in the car and sticking out its long trunk? / it’s a mammoth, it’s a mammoth and it’s driving...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 149–174.
Published: 01 February 2013
... contribution made by the editors of the journal, which has uncompromisingly, intelligently, and critically argued for a more balanced and refined under - standing of Adorno. On the important distinctions between “popular culture,” “mass culture,” and the “culture industry” in Adorno (and Horkheimer), see...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 195–214.
Published: 01 February 2016
... . Horkheimer Max . 1985 . “Die Rackets und der Geist.” In Gesammelte Schriften , edited by Noerr Gunzelin Schmid Schmidt Alfred , vol. 12 , 287 – 91 . Frankfurt am Main : Fischer . Jacobs Jack . 2015 . The Frankfurt School, Jewish Lives, and Antisemitism . New York : Cambridge...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 85–108.
Published: 01 November 2009
... with Max Horkheimer contains some brusque and polemical remarks on these forms of language philosophy, while the second volume and its commentaries are completely mute on related positions. Evi- dently, reformulating analytic language philosophy as ordinary language phi- losophy did not interest him...