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date: 19 October 2020

Dialectic of Enlightenment 

A Dictionary of Critical Theory

Ian Buchanan

Theodor *Adorno and Max *Horkheimer’s modification of Immanuel *Kant’s thesis that *Enlightenment means the end of the intellectual immaturity of humans and the advent of the Age of Reason. Adorno and Horkheimer accept that the Enlightenment did bring about the Age of Reason, but argue that reason is a double-edge sword, or in their words a ... ...

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