Critical theory in Adorno and Marcuse

  • Critical Theory is the key-word representing all the universe of thought commonly known as „Frankfurt School”. Within it, Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno and Herbert Marcuse are not so far each other, as instead are Max Horkheimer and Marcuse – considering what I in this paper define as the conservative turn of the director of the Institut für Sozialforschung. Whereas Adorno refuses any engagement in the political and lives as an obsession the theory-praxis relation, Marcuse is closer to a certain critical Marxism and to the student movements of Sixities and Seventhies. The crucial issue of the theory-praxis relation comes back clearly in the distance between Marcuse and the other two maîtres à penser, about their judgment on the ’68 movement.

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Author:Ruggero D'Alessandro
Parent Title (English):Polis
Publisher:Universitatea "Petre Andrei" din Iași
Place of publication:Iași
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2016/12/02
Date of first Publication:2016/12/02
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2020/08/19
Tag:Administered World; Critical Theory; Engagement; Student Movement; Theory/Prortaxis
Page Number:10
First Page:67
Last Page:76
Revista POLIS utilizează Licenţa Atribuire 4.0 Internațional Creative Commons.
Institutes:Philosophie und Geschichtswissenschaften / Philosophie
Dewey Decimal Classification:1 Philosophie und Psychologie / 10 Philosophie / 100 Philosophie und Psychologie
3 Sozialwissenschaften / 30 Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie / 300 Sozialwissenschaften
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung 4.0