New PDF release: Critical Theory and the Challenge of Praxis: Beyond

By Stefano Giacchetti Ludovisi

This quantity explores danger of creating a political consequence from the idea of the early years of the Frankfurt institution, countering the commonly-made feedback that serious concept is extremely speculative. With chapters exploring the paintings of figures valuable to the Frankfurt university, together with Benjamin, Adorno, Horkheimer, Marcuse, Habermas and Honneth, severe idea and the problem of Praxis unearths that it's only with a set and dogmatic version of politics that severe conception is incompatible, and that it will possibly in reality yield a wealthy number of political versions, starting from new different types of Marxism to extra modern ’dialogical’ types focused at the politics of identification. With awareness to new methods of contrasting alienation and reification in modern different types of social employer, this booklet demonstrates that the idea of the Frankfurt university can in truth be a useful instrument not just for constructing a critique of complicated capitalism, but additionally for originating substitute types of political praxis. As such, it is going to attract students of social and political idea, with pursuits in classical sociological notion and continental philosophy.

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