Fred Rush's The Cambridge Companion to Critical Theory (Cambridge PDF

By Fred Rush

serious concept constitutes one of many significant highbrow traditions of the 20th century, and is centrally very important for philosophy, political idea, aesthetics and idea of paintings, the examine of recent eu literatures and tune, the heritage of principles, sociology, psychology, and cultural experiences. during this quantity a world workforce of distinctive participants examines the key figures in severe idea, together with Horkheimer, Adorno, Marcuse, Benjamin, and Habermas, in addition to lesser recognized yet vital thinkers comparable to Pollock and Neumann. the amount surveys the shared philosophical matters that experience given impetus to serious concept all through its background, whereas while exhibiting the range between its proponents that contributes quite a bit to its richness as a philosophical university. the result's an illuminating review of the complete background of severe thought within the 20th century, an exam of its relevant conceptual issues, and an in-depth dialogue of its destiny prospects.

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