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The Palgrave handbook of critical theory

Author: Michael Thompson
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017] ©2017
Series: Political philosophy and public purpose; Political philosophy and public purpose.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This handbook is the only major survey of critical theory from philosophical, political, sociological, psychological and historical vantage points.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Thompson
ISBN: 1137558008 9781137558008
OCLC Number: 948547564
Notes: "Palgrave Handbooks."
Description: xvii, 739 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: I. The Hegelian-Marxist Roots of Critical Theory1. Stephen Eric Bronner: Critical Foundations: History, Reflection, Praxis2. Chad Kautzer: Marx's Influence on the Early Frankfurt School3. Konstantinos Kavoulakos: Lukacs's Theory of Reification and the Tradition of Critical Theory4. Omar Dahbour: Totality, Reason, Dialectics: The Importance of Hegel for Critical Theory from Lukacs to Honneth5. Andrew Feenberg: Why Students of the Frankfurt School Need to Read LukacsII. Critique, Epistemology and the Aims of Social Research6. Moishe Postone: Critical Theory and the Historical Transformations of Capitalist Modernity7. Harry Dahms: Critical Theory as Radical Comparative-Historical Research8. Gregory Smulewicz-Zucker: The Frankfurt School and the Critique of Instrumental Reason9. David Borman: Materialism in Critical Theory: Marx and the Early Horkheimer10. Michael J. Thompson: Critique As the Epistemic Framework of the Critical Social Sciences III. The Sociology of Culture and Critical Aesthetics11. Christoph Henning: Theories of Culture in the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory12. James Freeman: On Adorno's Aesthetic Theory13. Max Paddison: Art and the Concept of Autonomy in Adorno's Critique of Kant14. Gerhard Richter: Judging by Refraining from Judgment: The Artwork and Its Einordnung15. Dirk Michel-Schertges: Critical Theory and the Aesthetic Conditions for Revolution 16. Nathan Ross: What Does It Mean to be Critical? On Literary and Social Critique in Walter Benjamin IV. Critical Social Psychology and the Study of Authoritarianism17. David N. Smith: Theory and Class Consciousness18. C. Fred Alford: The Frankfurt School, Authority, and the Psychoanalysis of Utopia19. Lauren Langman: Culture, Character and Critique: The Social Psychology of the Frankfurt School20. Mark P. Worrell: The Critical Theory of Sadomasochism and Authoritarianism21. Neil McLaughlin: The Fromm-Marcuse Debate Revisited: Reformulating the Critical Theory of the Authoritarian CharacterV. Ethics, Communication and Recognition22. Titus Stahl: The Metaethics of Critical Theories23. Barbara Fultner: Collective Agency and Intentionality: A Critical Theory Perspective24. Heikki Ikaheimo: Recognition, Identity and Subjectivity25. Spiros Gangas: Recognition, Social Systems and Critical Theory26. Mariana Teixeira: The Sociological Roots and Deficits of Axel Honneth's Theory of Recognition 27. Espen Hammer: Experience and Temporality: Toward a New Paradigm of Critical Theory28. Lars Rensmann: Critical Theory of Human Rights 29. Robert J. Antonio: Immanent Critique and the Exhaustion Thesis: Neoliberalism and History's Vicissitudes30. David Ingram: Critical Theory and Global Development31. Arnold Farr: The New Sensibility, Intersectionality, and Democratic Attunement: the Future of Critical Theory
Series Title: Political philosophy and public purpose; Political philosophy and public purpose.
Other Titles: Handbook of critical theory
Critical theory
Responsibility: Michael J. Thompson, editor.


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