Critical Theory

  • Alan How

Part of the Traditions in Social Theory book series (TST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Merja Makinen, Nicolas Tredell
      Pages 1-9
  3. Historical Contours

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Merja Makinen, Nicolas Tredell
      Pages 13-25
    3. Merja Makinen, Nicolas Tredell
      Pages 26-42
  4. Substantive Ideas: The First Generation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Merja Makinen, Nicolas Tredell
      Pages 63-89
    3. Merja Makinen, Nicolas Tredell
      Pages 90-111
  5. Substantive Ideas: The Second Generation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Merja Makinen, Nicolas Tredell
      Pages 115-142
    3. Merja Makinen, Nicolas Tredell
      Pages 143-167
  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Merja Makinen, Nicolas Tredell
      Pages 171-183
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 184-204

About this book

Introduction

This book examines the intellectual contribution made by Frankfurt School Critical Theory to our understanding of modern life. Thematically organized and offering a strong mix of historical and contemporary material, it considers the work of both the first and second generation. While the work of the latter is often taken to exceed that of the former, the author suggests that insights gleaned by both, regarding the human subject, offer a significant alternative to post-modern ideas.

Keywords

exceptionalfilm critical theory film Frankfurt School ideology postmodernism work

Authors and affiliations

  • Alan How
    • 1
  1. 1.University College WorcesterUK

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