Sociology Index

FRANKFURT SCHOOL

Great work flowed from the sociologists of the Frankfurt School examining culture as a lived experience and its role in modern societies. Frankfurt school refers to a group of chiefly German social theorists associated with the Frankfurt Institute of Social Research founded in 1923. Authors and sociologists associated with the School are Theodor Adorno, Max Horkeimer, Herbert Marcuse, Friedrich Pollock. Frankfurt School is Frankfurter Schule in German. Frankfurt School's work spanned critical theory and political economy; critical theory and aesthetics; critical theory and psycho-analysis.

Adorno developed his concept of reason as a key factor of social control and concluded that philosophical authoritarianism is inevitably oppressive and all theories should be systematically and consciously rejected. The underlying philosophy of this group can also be found in the more recent work of Jurgen Habermas, a student of Adorno. Frankfurt school developed critical theory, an extension and development of the ideas of Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud. Much important work flowed from Frankfurt school examining culture as a lived experience and its role in modern societies.

Books On Frankfurt School

The Terms of Cultural Criticism: The Frankfurt School, Existentialism, Poststructuralism. by Richard. Wolin (Paperback - Jan 1, 1992).

Negativity and Revolution: Adorno and Political Activism by John Holloway, Fernando Matamoros, and Sergio Tischler.

The Discourse of Domination: From the Frankfurt School to Postmodernism (SPEP) by Ben Agger (Paperback - Jan 1, 1992).

Praxis and Method: Sociological Dialogue with Lukacs, Antonio Gramsci and the Early Frankfurt School (International Library of Society) by Richard Kilminster (Hardcover - Jul 1979).

Narcissism: Socrates, the Frankfurt School, and Psychoanalytic Theory by Professor C. Fred Alford.

The Culture Industry (Routledge Classics) by Theodor Adorno.

Conscience and Its Recovery: From the Frankfurt School to Feminism (Studies in Religion and Culture) by Guyton B. Hammond (Hardcover - Oct 1993).

The Essential Frankfurt School Reader by Andrew Arato and Eike Gebhardt.

The Dialectical Imagination: A History of the Frankfurt School and the Institute of Social Research, 1923-1950 (Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism) by Martin Jay (Paperback - Mar 5, 1996).

The Frankfurt School: Its History, Theories, and Political Significance (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought) by Rolf Wiggershaus and Michael Robertson (Paperback - Feb 23, 1995).

The Idea of a Critical Theory: Habermas and the Frankfurt School (Modern European Philosophy) by Raymond Geuss.

Between the Norm and the Exception: The Frankfurt School and the Rule of Law (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought) by William E. Scheuerman.

Dialectical Imagination: A History of the Frankfurt School and Institute of Social Research by Martin Jay.

The Essential Frankfurt School Reader by Andrew Arato and Eike Gebhardt.

The Frankfurt School: Critical Assessments by Jay Bernstein.

The Dialectical Imagination: history of the Frankfurt school & the Institute of social research 1923-1950.

Origin and Significance of the Frankfurt School: A Marxist Perspective (International Library of Society) by Philip Slater.

Frankfurt School Reader: The Postwar Years by Andrew Arato.

Praxis and Method A Sociological Dialogue with Lukacs, Gramsci and theEarly Frankfurt School by Richard Kilminster.

THE CRITICAL THEORY OF RELIGION: THE FRANKFURT SCHOOL by Rudolf J. Siebert.

Foundations of the Frankfurt School of Social Research by Judith Marcus and Zoltan Tarr.

Dialectic of Solidarity: Labor, Antisemitism, and the Frankfurt School (Studies in Critical Social Sciences) by Mark P. Worrell.

Thought-Images: Frankfurt School Writers? Reflections from Damaged Life (Cultural Memory in the Present) by Gerhard Richter.

Denaturalizing Ecological Politics: Alienation from Nature from Rousseau to the Frankfurt School and Beyond. An article from: Canadian Journal of History .

Frankfurt School Perspectives on Globalization, Democracy, and the Law (Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought) by William E. Scheuerman.

The Frankfurt School Revisited: And Other Essays on Politics and Society by Richard Wolin.

Gramsci's Politics of Language: Engaging the Bakhtin Circle and the Frankfurt School (Cultural Spaces) by Peter Ives.

Feminist Theory and the Frankfurt School (Differences, Volume 17, Number 1 (Spring 2006)) by Rebecca Comay, Karyn Ball, Elisabeth Bronfen, and Robyn Marasco.

The Early Frankfurt School and Religion by Raymond Geuss and Margarete Kohlenbach.

Denaturalizing Ecological Politics: Alienation from Nature from Rousseau to the Frankfurt School and Beyond by Andrew Biro.

The Frankfurt School: Its History, Theories, and Political Significance (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought).

The Frankfurt School on Religion: Key Writings by the Major Thinkers by Eduar Mendieta.

Levinas, the Frankfurt School and Psychoanalysis (Disseminations, Psychoanalysis in Contexts) by C. Fred Alford.

Early British Romanticism, the Frankfurt School and French Post-Structuralism: In the Wake of Failed Revolution by David Beran.

Rethinking the Frankfurt School: Alternative Legacies of Cultural Critique by Jeffrey T. Nealon and Caren Irr.

German 20th Century Philosophy: The Frankfurt School (German Library) by Wolfgang Schirmacher.