Max Horkheimer facts for kids
|Full name||Max Horkheimer|
February 14, 1895|
Zuffenhausen (now Stuttgart), Württemberg, Germany
|Died||July 7, 1973
Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
|Era||20th century philosophy|
|School||Frankfurt School, critical theory, Western Marxism|
|Notable ideas||Critical theory opposed to traditional theory, the culture industry, authoritarian personality, eclipse of reason|
His most important works include The Eclipse of Reason (1947), "Between Philosophy and Social Science" (1930–1938) and, in collaboration with Theodor Adorno, The Dialectic of Enlightenment (1947). Through the Frankfurt School, Horkheimer planned, supported and made other significant works possible.
His collected works have been issued in German as Gesammelte Schriften, 19 volumes, edited by Alfred Schmidt and Gunzelin Schmid Noerr. S. Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 1985-1996.
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