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Published: 26 October 2017

160 Pages | 9 b/w halftones


ISBN: 9780190692674

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Critical Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Stephen Eric Bronner

Very Short Introductions

  • An elegant and precise synthesis of the history of critical theory
  • Explores the contributions of a gamut of well-known representatives of the critical tradition, including Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjamin, and Jurgen Habermas
  • Presents a fresh, controversial interpretation of Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno's seminal Dialectic of Enlightenment
  • A compact overview of the cluster of concepts and themes that set critical theory apart from its more traditional philosophical competitors
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide