The SAGE Handbook of Frankfurt School Critical Theory expounds the development of critical theory from its founding thinkers to its contemporary formulations in an interdisciplinary setting. It maps the terrain of a critical social theory, expounding its distinctive character vis-a-vis alternative theoretical perspectives, exploring its theoretical foundations and developments, conceptualising its subject matters both past and present, and signalling its possible future in a time of great uncertainty. Taking a distinctively theoretical, interdisciplinary, international and contemporary perspective on the topic, this wide-ranging collection of chapters is arranged thematically over three volumes: Volume I: Key Texts and Contributions to a Critical Theory of Society Volume II: Themes Volume III: Contexts This Handbook is essential reading for scholars and students in the field, showcasing the scholarly rigor, intellectual acuteness and negative force of critical social theory, past and present.

Helmut Reichelt and the New Reading of Marx1

Helmut Reichelt and the New Reading of Marx1

Helmut Reichelt and the New Reading of Marx
Ingo Elbe Jacob Blumenfeld

Biography and Position in the Frankfurt School Tradition

Helmut Reichelt, born in 1939, studied political science in Freiburg from 1959 to 1961 and subsequently in Frankfurt under Theodor W. Adorno and Max Horkheimer, graduating in 1966. He completed his political science dissertation in 1968, supervised by Iring Fetscher among others, and published it in 1970 as On the Logical Structure of the Concept of Capital in Karl Marx. In 1972 he became a Professor in Frankfurt, and in 1974, he received a position at the University of Bremen as Chair of ‘Scientific and Social Theory with specific focus on Dialectics ...

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