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ISBN 100415966973
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  The Frankfurt School was a group of scholars known for developing critical theory and popularizing the dialectical method of learning by interrogating society's contradictions. It is most closely associated with the work of Max Horkheimer, Theodor W. Adorno, Erich Fromm, and Herbert Marcuse. The Frankfurt School on Religion: Key Writings by the Major Thinkers - Kindle edition by MENDIETA, EDUARDO, Eduardo Mendieta. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Frankfurt School on Religion: Key Writings by the Major by: Books shelved as frankfurt-school: One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society by Herbert Marcuse, Dialectic of Enlighten. Frankfurt School, a group of researchers associated with the Institut für Sozialforschung (Institute of Social Research), founded in as an autonomous division of the Univ. of Frankfurt. The institute's first director, Carl Grünberg, set it up as a center for research in philosophy and the social sciences from a Marxist perspective.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages) Contents: Acknowledgements --Abbreviations and Translations --Notes on the Contributors --Introduction: The Frankfurt School and the Problem of Religion / M. Kohlenbach & R. Geuss --PART I: STUDENTS, THEOLOGIANS, CRITICAL THEORISTS --Max Horkheimer's 'Religious Conversion'?   "The Frankfurt School on Religion" recovers the religious dimensions of the Frankfurt School, for too long sidelined or ignored, and offers new perspectives and insights necessary to the development of a fuller and more nuanced critical theory of : Taylor And Francis. Frankfurt School, group of researchers associated with the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, who applied Marxism to a radical interdisciplinary social Institute for Social Research (Institut für Sozialforschung) was founded by Carl Grünberg in as an adjunct of the University of Frankfurt; it was the first Marxist-oriented research centre affiliated. Get this from a library! The early Frankfurt School and religion. [Margarete Kohlenbach; Raymond Geuss;] -- "This volume examines the ways in which the authors of the early Frankfurt School criticised, adopted and modified traditional forms of religious thought and practice. Focusing on the works of.

  Book Description. In "The Frankfurt School on Religion," Eduardo Mendieta has brought together a collection of readings and essays revealing both the deep connections that the Frankfurt School has always maintained with religion as well as the significant contribution that its work has to offer. The Frankfurt School had a highly ambivalent relation to Judaism. On one hand, they were part of that Enlightenment tradition that opposed authority, tradition, and all institutions of the past -- including religion. They were also, for the most part, secular Jews who did not support any organized religion, or practice religious or cultural.   "In the Frankfurt school," writes Mendieta, "we find a non-secular critique of religion for the sake of religion. It is a critique that uses reason against religion, not so as to reject religion, for reason can no more do this than it can reject itself, but for the sake of reason itself" (9).   The Frankfurt school's focus on a religious critique of reason in a secular age is reminiscent of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's religionless Christianity. “In the Frankfurt school,” writes Mendieta, “we find a non-secular critique of religion for the sake of : Jens Zimmermann.