Horkheimer, Max

Horkheimer, Max
A leading member of the Frankfurt Institute for Social Research, he is best known in sociology for his critique of the dominant rationality of late capitalism . His most important books are The Eclipse of Reason (1947) and Critique of Instrumental Reason(1967).

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